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.