How to hide your hard drives without any registry edit?

This is an easy and useful method to hide your hard drives without touching your computer’s registry at all.

Hide Hard Drives without Registry Changes

  1. First goto start->run->type "diskpart" and enter(without quotations)
  2. Type "list volume" (without quotations)
  3. Select the volume of drive u want to hide by this command "select volume3" (without quotations)
  4. Then type "remove letter f" (without quotations - it removes the drive f)
  5. If you want re-assign the drive
    • First goto start->run->type "diskpart" and press enter (without quotations)
    • Type "list volume" (without quotations)
    • Select the volume of drive u (before) hide by this command "select volume3" (without quotations)
    • Then type "assign letter f" (without quotations)

Example: DISKPART> list volume

Volume ### Ltr Label Fs Type Size Status Info
---------- --- ----------- ----- ---------- ------- ---------

Volume 0 D DVD-ROM 0 B
Volume 1 C NTFS Partition 20 GB Healthy System
Volume 2 E New Volume NTFS Partition 49 GB Healthy
Volume 3 F New Volume NTFS Partition 78 GB Healthy
Volume 4 G New Volume NTFS Partition 86 GB Healthy
Volume 5 H SUBBU FAT32 Removeable 978 MB

DISKPART> select volume 3
Volume 3 is the selected volume.
DISKPART> remove letter f
DiskPart successfully removed the drive letter or mount point.
DISKPART> select volume 3
Volume 3 is the selected volume.
DISKPART> assign letter f
DiskPart successfully assigned the drive letter or mount point.

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