You may at times require to hide your folders in Windows 7. Well the simplest way you can do is by right-clicking the folder, selecting Properties and under the General tab, check the Hidden check box, ensuring that Don’t show hidden files, folders, or drives in the Folders Options is also checked.
Hide folders in Windows
If you are looking for a little more privacy, you might want to check out Free Hide Folders.
Free Hide Folders is a free Windows application for hiding folders with private data. Folders hidden using this program, cannot be accessed, viewed, searched or deleted. No one will be aware of the existence of these hidden folders. The folders remain hidden in safe mode too.
The best part is, you can pasword-protect the program too, thereby preventing misuse. There is no limits on number of folders to hide.
It’s a pretty easy and simple-to-use program and you can download it form its home page. It worked just fine on my Windows 7 x64.
If you know of any more free software to hide folders, please do share here.
You might also want to check out Easy File Locker, another light-weight and easy-to-use file lock software product for Windows. If you do not want to share any one of your folders and want to make private, this post show you how to.