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    make files invisible on harddrive

    Hi,

    Is there a way to hide files from from a harddrive? I'm not talking about encryption or other obscuring device. Just make files invisible to the eye, when you open a folder for example.

    Thanks in advance.

    -jj.

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    Thanks for your reply.

    Is there a more "robust" approach? In the case of a usb key, if someone plugs the key in a computer with different settings than mine, the hidden files may very well be visible.

    Regards,

    -jj.

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    To make your file invisible open that file , click on the tools button placed on the top of ur file , then click on the view option , then click on the folder option. there u will find an option to hide ur folder. mark on the radio button . ...nw that file is hidden . nd to make it visible again follow the same process and mark the another radio button ....

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    Cool

    Quote Originally Posted by jjshell View Post
    Hi,

    Is there a way to hide files from from a harddrive? I'm not talking about encryption or other obscuring device. Just make files invisible to the eye, when you open a folder for example.

    Thanks in advance.

    -jj.
    Well for Windows machines or others that use NTFS you can always try alternate data streams, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/105763. That's an old trick. There are other ways . . .


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