Windows Drive Hider - Free Tool Hide and Protect Your Drives on Windows |
Windows Drive Hider

Version: 4.0

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Windows Drive Hider is the free software to quickly Hide and Protect your Drives from other users on Windows.

Windows has built-in feature which allows you to Hide selected Drives from showing up in 'My Computer', File Explorer or File Open/Save Dialog boxes. This way you can hide your protected files from other users on the system as they don't see the hidden drives. However you will be able to access the contents of hidden drive through command prompt or by typing the path directly in the Explorer.

This way it is an ideal solution for administrators and parents to safeguard sensitive files from their children.

Our Drive Hider tool makes it easy for you to quickly hide/unhide any Drive with just a click. You can also choose to hide it from current user only or from all users on the system.

Windows Drive Hider displays detailed information for each Drive such as

  • Drive Path
  • Volume Name
  • Type (Local, Network, CD, USB etc)
  • File System (FAT32, NTFS etc)
  • Hidden Status

It is very easy to use with its simple & beautiful GUI interface. It is fully portable and includes Installer also for easy installation & un-installation.

Windows Drive Hider works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windwos XP to new Windows 10 edition.

Features & Benefits
  • Quick way to Hide/Unhide Drives on Windows
  • Hide from Current User only or from All users
  • Displays list of all Drives with complete details
  • Simple & beautiful GUI interface makes it easy to use.
  • Fully Portable, can be run from anywhere
  • Includes Installer also for local Installation & Uninstallation.
  • Supports all Windows platforms from Windows XP to Windows 8

Installation & Uninstallation
Windows Drive Hider comes with Installer to make it easier to install it locally on your system for regular usage. This installer has intuitive wizard which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\WindowsDriveHider

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\WindowsDriveHider
How to Use?
Windows Drive Hider is easy to use with its simple GUI interface. 
Here are the brief usage details
  • Launch Windows Drive Hider on your system
  • It will show you all Drives with details as shown in Screenshot below
  • Now select any Drive and click on button to Hide/Unhide it.
  • By default changes will be applied to Current User only.
  • To apply to all Users, select Check box 'Make Changes to All users..." and make sure you have Administrator Permissions.
  • Once you hide/unhide the drive, you have to Log Off or Restart for changes to take effect.
  • On Logon, you can open 'My Computer' and see that Hidden Drives are gone :)
Screenshot 1: Windows Drive Hider showing all the Drives including Hidden Drives shown in Red color.
WindowsDriveHider showing recovered passwords
Screenshot 2:  'My Computer' screen before Hiding Drives
Screenshot 3: 'My Computer' screen after Hiding Drives F:\ and H:\
Release History
Version 4.0 :  21st Feb 2019
Mega 2019 edition to support hiding drives on latest windows update.
Version 3.0 :  26th May 2016
New 2016 edition with support for new Windows 10 version. Added new feature to Installer to dynamically download latest version..
Version 2.0 :  9th Feb 2015
Integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way.
Version 1.5 :  18th Oct 2013
Improved GUI interface with magnifying icon effects and simplified about dialog
Version 1.0 :  16th May 2013
First public release of WindowsDriveHider
FREE Download Windows Drive Hider v4.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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