Wednesday, 14 November 2012

How To Hide & UNHIDE Hard disk Volumes By CMD Command




How To Hide and unhide the hard disk Volumes using CMD Commands :

    First check how many drives are there in my computer and then see which drive holds your secret files.Then make the drive to invisible by following the below steps of using cmd commands,

    start->run->cmd->DISKPART
    DISKPART>list volume (it list available partition volumes)
    select the volume by SELECT VOLUME 1or 2 ..
     Hide the selected volume by REMOVE LETTER C or D or... command.

Note :For Unhide the hidden drive use the command ASSIGN LETTER after selecting the hidden drive.


Now to unhide the partition:
Go to an elevated command prompt=run cmd.exe as administrator

Enter following commands:

DISKPART --- run the diskpart program
LIST DISK ---- list the disks in system
SELECT DISK n ----n is number of disk with hidden volume
DETAIL DISK ----- to make sure you got the right one
LIST VOLUME ------lists the volumes in the system
SELECT VOLUME n ----n is the number of the hidden volume
DETAIL VOLUME ---- to make sure you got the right one
ATTRIBUTES VOLUME CLEAR HIDDEN ---clear the hidden attribute
EXIT --- exit from DiskPart
EXIT --- exit from command shell

Later if you want to hide the volume again then the command is:
ATTRIBUTES VOLUME SET HIDDEN

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