How to hide files and folders using command prompt easily

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Most of the times, we hide some of our personal files in the computer system so that it is not easily accessible by others. There is a very long method to do it, first hide it and then unhide it if you need some stuffs out of it. But here in needtricks.com we would teach you a basic few steps How to hide files and folders using command prompt easily.

How to hide files and folders using command prompt easily

 

Lets take an example of a file or folder named "Personal" which is situated in D drive of your computer and you wish to hide it.

 

Simply follow the Steps mentioned below.

 

STEP 1:

  • You need to open "Command Prompt" first. Shortest way to open Command Prompt is,
  • Press Windows Button + R.  run command dialog box would open

 

STEP 2:

  • Just type "cmd" in the dialog box and hit enter.
  • Command Prompt would open.

 

STEP 3:

  • Now, type attrib +s +h D:Personal and press enter (D is the drive where your file/folder is and Personal is the name of it)
  • The folder "Personal" would be hidden and cannot be viewed by any search options.
  • Now the file/ folder named Personal has been hidden. In order to un-hide it, open the command prompt again and type the command

          attrib -s -h D:Personal

  • The files/folder would be automatically unhidden.

 

This is a simple trick yet effective and time effective.

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