Have you been looking for ways you can get to hide folders and files in your computer?,. I will illustrate new steps that are very counter-intuitive making it pretty safe to hide your file and folders.
Easy methods to Hide files and folders in Windows
1. Hiding File in an Image
1.There is a simple way of hiding files and folders in a JPEG picture file. You can hide them inside an image file be it any format. I will show you steps to hide your folder or files in a JPEG file though you will need WinZip application or Winrar application installed on your computer without the need of encryption or any other technical ways. You can download WinZip or Winrar free on the internet.
-Create a folder in the Hard disk and you put in all files that you intend to hide in the folder, also insert the image you want to use to hide in the folder.
-Select all the files you intend to hide, right click on the files and add them on a zip or RAR file but exempt the picture you are to use. Give it a Name.
-Click on start on the start menu, click Run .Type “CMD” without the quotes then click Enter
-Type in CD to get root , then type CD and the directory name you have created
-Then type /b (image name.jpg) +Hidden.rar (image name.jpg) and press Enter.
-You will get a response of the file has been copied.
-You will get to view your hidden folders and files in two ways.
- Rename the extension to.RAR and open file using Winrar.
- Right click on the JPEG image and choose open with Winrar.
Your hidden files will be extracted.
Completely Hide a File or Folder
Hide from windows explorer.
-You get to click on the address bar then copy
-Go to the start button, then click Run
-Type cmd then OK
-Type attrib +s +h “AA” then enter. (AA is your folder address)
To view folders and files you have hidden.
-Go to command prompt
-Type attrib -s -h “AA”
You will get to view your hidden folder.
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Hiding a File with WinZip
-Create a new folder anywhere in your PC
-Select the files you need to hide and send them to the compressed zipped file.Give it a Name for example XX.rar
-Select an image
-place the image and XX.rar in the folder you created.
-Runcommand and type CMD then Enter.
-In command prompt navigate to the folder with the files
-Type copy (image.jpeg) +AA.RAR (image.jpeg)
Once typed carefully the files will be hidden.
To access the files, click on image.jpeg and open with winrar and get to view files you have hidden.