Hide a Drive in Windows 8 So That No One Will Know It’s There


In this article, we are going to explain how to hide a drive in Windows 8 so that no one will know it's there. If we add a drive in our PC by default the drive gets a letter. Whether it is a removable drive or even a fixed hard drive inside of our PC. In this article, we will learn how to hide any drive in Windows 8 without using any software in the simplest way.

How to hide a drive in Windows 8?

Step 1
First, we right-click on the computer and select "Manage" on the Windows 8 Desktop.
Step 2
The Computer Management window will then appear. Then double-click on the "storage" option.
Step 3
Now we select to open the Disk Management snap-in.
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Step 4
After opening the Disk Management console, we select a drive to hide in the bottom section of the snap-in. Right-click on it and choose the "Change Drive Letter and Paths" option from the context menu.
Step 5
When the dialog box pops up hit the remove button so that it does not have a drive letter.
Step 6
You will be prompted warning you that programs that use drive letters will no longer function, choose "Yes" to continue.
Step 7
That's all there is to it guys, now when you go to "My Computer" the drive will be gone.


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