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Make your drives invisible in your PC

Discussion in 'Windows Tools & Tips' started by delfermil30, Aug 21, 2015.

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    Windows XP has specific feature in its Group Policy editor where we can restrict users from accessing specified drives by making a drive invisible by just following these steps:

    >>You must be admin before following these steps

    >>Go to Start>Run , type gpedit.msc to open group policy editor

    >>Under group policy editor expand User Configuration>Administrative Templates>Windows Components

    >>Now select Windows Explorer , on right tab you can see Hide these specified drives in my computer

    >>Double Click on it , select Enabled and select one of the options from it .For Eg: If you want to restrict your C drive, select Restrict C drive only and click on ok to apply it in your PC.Now your C drive is invisible i.e., when you open My Computer your C drive icon is removed(not the original partition)
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    >>To make your C drive visible , just select disabled

    *Thats it now you had known how to make a drive invisible.See the picture at left to understand more clearly.
  2. Thanks for sharing :)
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