How to Hide Partitions (Drives) from My Computer

January 05, 2012 // In: How To

If you have some important data in your hard drives, and you want to hide the drives so that nobody can access your data. Then follow the instructions

Hide Partitions

  1. Just click on start>run 
  2. Type gpedit.msc and press Enter, 
  3. Now navigate through user configuration> administrative templates > windows components> windows explorer,
  4. Now double click on “Hide these specified drives in My Computer” modify it accordingly
  5. Then just below you will find another option “Prevent access to drives from My Computer”, double click on this option and modify it accordingly.


Un-hide Partitions

  1. To make it visible again select “disable” by double clicking on the option “Hide these specified drives in My Computer
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