How to hide computer drive in windowsNow a days everyone want to secure his data to other person if someone have few knowledge about computer then if you will give computer to other then he can see your data but if you will apply these step then a person who have few knowledge of computer then he can’t access your data. If we want to hide drive icon then we should apply theses setting on computer. This policy setting allows you to hide specified drive or all drive of computer.
But one thing you should remember that this policy setting allows you to remove the icon representing selected hard drive from computers and file explorer and also the drive letter representing the selected drives do not appear in the standard open dialog box.If you enable this policy setting, select a drive or combination of drive in the drop down list. This policy setting removes the drive icons. Users can still gain access to drive contents by using other method, such as by typing the path to a directory on the drive in the map network drive dialog box, in the run dialog box or in a command window.
Apply these settings or steps on computer to hide your drive
Step 1:- Double click on This PC icon.
Step 2:- You can see the all drive of computer.
Step 3:- Press “Windows key + R” the run command will be open on the screen.
Step 4:- Type here “GPEDIT.MSC” then press “OK”.
Step 5:- Now select “Administrative Templates”.
Step 6:- Now select “Windows Components”.
Step 7:- When you will choose “Windows Components” then lots of option will show.
Step 8:- Now select “File Explorer”. It will again show other option.
Step 9:- Select “Hide These Specified Drive On My Computer”.
Step 10:- A dialog box will be open on the screen. by default it will choose “Not Configured” radio button.
Step 11:- Choose “Enable” radio button. Then pick one of the following combinations.
Step 12:- I will choose “Restrict all drives” option. You can choose as per as your requirement. Now click on “Apply” and “Ok” option.
Step 13:- Now double click on This PC icon.
Step 14:- You can see that the result. There is no drive show on computer.
Step 15:- If i want to see drive content then how can be access. just select address bar.
Step 16:- Now write here drive name like if we want to open f drive then write “F:” then press enter. You can access all folder and file of f drive.
Step 17:- Now if we want to show all drive on computer icon then choose “Do not restrict drive” or “Not Configured”.
Step 18:- Now double click on This PC.
Step 19:- You can see all drive of This PC.
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