Hide Disk Drive without Software in Windows 7/8/10

Discrimination: We are going to share the simple trick, which enable to hide disk drive from my computer without software by using cmd in windows. It is a simple procedure and without using any software you can hide the local disk drives. Now a days most of the people wants to hide their personal files like pictures, videos and folders.

Most of the people wanted to hide their local disk drive with using different software’s, But most of the people they don’t know how to hide local disk drives manually without using any soft wares. Here Some of the few steps to hide/unhide your local disk drives. Given below

How to Hide Disk Drive:

Step 1: Click on the start button + R and run the command prompt and type the diskpart and press the enter button.

Step 2: Type the list volume and press the enter button. It will show you the list of all local disk drives will appear on the screen.

Step 3:  Now disk drive has different volume ID. Then type the drive letter which you want to hide. If you want to hide the volume E, then type Remove volume E and press enter button.

Now go to your my computer and you will see the local disk drive E as hidden.

How to Unhide Disk Drive:

Step 1:  Click on the start button + R and run the command prompt and type the Diskpart and press the enter button.

Hide Disk Drive Using cmd
Hide Disk Drive Using cmd

Step 2: Type the list volume and press the enter button. It will show you the list of all local disk drives will appear on the screen.

Disk lock or Hide partition in windows
Lists the partitions in your HDD

Step 3:  Now disk drive has different volume ID. Then type the drive letter which you want to unhide. If you want to unhide the volume E, then type Assigned volume E and press enter button.

Now go to your my computer and you will see the local disk drive E as unhidden.

Note:

While doing these trick your PC doesn’t lost any data.

There is another way we can hide the drive in windows through Disk management method. By these step by step procedures, you can implement this method in your computer

Hide Disk Drive using Disk Management:

  • If you want to hide the drive in windows 8/10 through disk management, first of all you have to right click on the My computer and click the Manage
  • In computer management support open Storage by double click on it.
  • Now double click on the Disk management snap-in.
  • Now Disk management console open and it shows the all drives in your computer.
  • After that choose the drive, which drive you want to hide and right click on it and change letter and paths and click on Remove
  • Now, you can’t see the hidden drive in my computer.

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