How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD
You are probably struggling to protect your personal data from others on a public computer, that is why you have searched for How to hide a Drive in Windows 7 computer.
Well, hiding a drive in Windows (7, 8, 10) computer is a very easy task. Especially when we use CMD (Command Prompt)  to hide drives.
Command Prompt in short the CMD is one of the best tools for hiding drives in Windows because using CMD we can hide drives in just a few minutes by typing some easy and rememberable commands. On another advantage of hiding drives in Windows using CMD is that no one doubts that you have hidden some drive on your computer. 
Because when you install a custom program to hide drives in your computer the icon of that software is displayed in Desktop or in the list of installed programs of your computer and any other who has access to your computer can guess you have hidden something on your computer.
So, we can conclude that if we want to hide drive of our computer in Windows then Command Prompt (CMD) is the best method to hide the drives.
 But, there is one more problem that is unhiding the drive the drive which you have hidden in your Windows computer. Don’t worry about that I will also present a very simple way to unhide the hidden drive of your computer.
Just start following the below steps to hide a drive in Windows (7, 8, 10) computer.

How To Hide A Drive In Windows Using CMD

You have to open Command Prompt, so, click the Start button. Search Diskpart and open it OR press Windows + R keys together and type Diskpart in the box and press enter key. Diskpart Windows will be opened.

Once you have opened the Diskpart Windows just type List Volume and hit the enter key. Diskpart will list all the present drives of your computer.

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

Here you have to decide which drive you want to hide. I am going to hide drive 2 named as D So just type Select Volume 2 and press Enter Key . It will show you Volume 2 is the selected volume.

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

 Now you have to type the command as Remove Letter D. It will show you the message Diskpart successfully removed the drive letter or mount point.

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

That’s it you have done. 

To check either the drive has been hidden or is still seeable open the My Computer (if you are using Windows 7) OR This PC (If you are using Windows 8 or 10).
OH! Amazing! the Drive has been hidden.
Once you have successfully hidden a drive the next step is to unhide that drive so that you can access the data present on that drive.
And below question will be popping up in your mind.

How to Unhide Hidden Drives in Windows

Unhiding hidden drives in Windows is also very easy. 
You just need to type a few command in Diskpart Windows.
So, follow the steps given below to unhide hidden drives in Windows.
First follow the same steps which you had while hiding the drive. I mean open Diskpart Windows. Type Select Volume 2 (any disk which you want to unhide).
In place of Remove Letter D (any digit your drive have) type Assign Letter D and hit the enter key. That’s it the hidden drive will be shown.

How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD

So, this was all about How To Hide A Drive In Windows 7 8 and 10 Using CMD. Using this simple CMD trick you can hide and unhide your drives very easily and can protect your useful information from unknown or unauthorized persons very easily.

The best thing about this method to hide your drives using CMD is that you don’t need any extra software.
If you have any problem in hiding or unhiding your drivers in Windows then contact me by dropping a comment below.
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Sandeep - October 27, 2017

Really very interesting steps actually…thanks one again for sharing this…!!


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