In my previous trick I was show you, how to hide a folder in simple way. There are various methods work for hiding content within a computer system. But did you know you can secure the data on the hard disk drives by hiding them? In this amazing computer tricks I’ll show you that how you can hide a drive when needed. This trick works in Windows Vista and Win 7 and Win 8.
Follow these steps –
Right-Click on My Computer.
Click on Manage.
Now Computer Management windows will open. From the left sides option select Disk Management.
All your hard disk and its partitions will be show in the right hand side
Right-Click on the partition that you want to hide and select "Change Drive Letters and Path"
New small window will appear, from here click on "Remove" button and then click "Yes"
Your drive will now be hidden in my computer
To unhide the drive:
Go to Disk Management Right-Click on the hidden partition and then again select "Change Drive Letters and Path"
Click on add and select an appropriate drive letter.
Now the drive will be unhidden.
Note: This is not a fool-proof method to keep data secure and the hidden drive can easily unhide by anyone who knows this trick. Even this hidden drive may be targeted by viruses. Also, remember that this is not an encrypted partition.