How to make a Secret Windows Hard Disk Partition ? In this post I will answer this question with the help of very simple trick to Hide and Unhide Hard Disk Partition in Windows without any software or programming. In the earlier post I have already described how to make Linux Partition made visible in Windows. As have one partition in Linux File format is also a way to hide Hard disk partition in windows but the method is not recommended as you have to format the partition in a format that windows doesn’t recognize. We all need some sort of privacy and on hard disk also we want to have a partition of the folder which is hidden from everyone. You can easily make Folders hidden from others by typing a simple command and even from windows settings that folder will not be visible unless a command is again typed in Command Prompt.
In this article I am going to use Windows OS Disk Management System to hide the hard disk partition without using any external software and there will be no loss of data. The trick is that the windows operating system doesn’t recognize any hard drive partition without drive letter. It’s strange but true and works perfectly fine. All you need to have is administrative privileges to do so and please don’t try this trick on the partition where the Operating System is installed.
Secret Windows Hard Disk Partition using Windows Disk Management System
1 Open Windows Disk Management from Manage Menu from Computer icon or you can go to Disk Management by typing ‘diskmgmt. msc’ in run command prompt.
2 From the disk management window select the drive you want to hide or make secret and right-click on the mouse to select ‘Change Drive Letter and Paths… .’ Menu as shown below
3 Now in the next window you will see the current letter associated with the drive. Select the letter and click on Remove Button and don’t worry you will not lose any data.
4 In the next window just click Press ‘yes’ button
5 That’s it now your Windows Partition will not be visible to anyone even not to you unless you again assign some letter to the drive
6 To Make the Windows drive or partition made again visible right-click on the partition and again hit ‘ Change Drive Letter and Paths ’ button and Assign the letter as shown in the figure below
Now you will be able to again see the hard disk and can use the contents of the partition.
So now you will be able to Hide a Windows Partition or Make some secret Hard Drive with important data. You can comment below your response about the trick to Hide and Make Secret Windows Partition with Disk Management System and let us know if you know other tricks also.