Hide/Unhide your entire hard disk partition using CMD

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We all are concerned about our privacy and the best way to perform any task in Windows is to run it through CMD prompt. Some people want to hide a disk partition for security and privacy while others may need to hide a disk drive (example: boot drive of 100 MB) just because it looks ugly. Today I’ll tell you how to hide/unhide your disk partition using CMD.

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Steps for hiding a disk drive:

  1. Click on Start Button in taskbar and then goto Run.
  2. In Run type cmd
  3. Now type Diskpart in command prompt and press Enter key. (This will start your Diskpart session)
  4. Now type List volume (This will list all your volumes)
  5. Now you have to select a volume that you want to hide.(Example: Type select volume 3 and your volume 3 will be selected).
  6. Type Remove letter E (you should type your volume name instead of E).

By using these 6 steps you can hide your complete disk drive, no one can see or access the data of that drive.

Steps for unhiding a disk drive:

  1. Run the cmd and Now type Diskpart in command prompt and press Enter key. (This will start your Diskpart session)
  2. Now type List volume (This will list all your volumes)
  3. Now you have to select a volume that you want to unhide. (Example: Type select volume 3 and your volume 3 will be selected)
  4. Now Type assign letter E (You should type your volume name instead of E)Enjoy your security and privacy with this trick :-)

Note:
1. Only administrator of the system can perform this trick to hide and unhide disk partitions.
2. Never hide your system drive (C drive) by this trick as it contains all the registry keys and may lead to problems.

For any queries and help related to my tricks and tips or related to computer hardwares/softwares please comment on our Facebook page ;I will reply as soon as possible.

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