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Hiding a file or folder Complete Invisible

by waj333 / December 7, 2014 3:57 PM PST

Hay ,
I know how to hide the files and folders using command prompt even to make files system protected,
I just wanted to know about the method that makes folders and files completely invisible.
I know that we can also show the system protected folders by unchecking the box in folder options, but I sometimes have to counter through some viruses.
Firstly, I came to know about viruses that made my files hidden in my USB, after a few months, I came through a virus that made the files system protected and hide them.
and now I have seen a virus that makes the files completely invisible in such a way that you can't even make the files visible by unchecking the system protected files box.
You can only unhide them if you know the names of the files using command line.
The point here is that I do not need that virus but I want to know about the method to hide the files completely invisible and we can perhaps use that for our own protection.


If anyone of you know about the procedure, Please do let me know about that. I shall be very thankful.

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truecrypt
by James Denison / December 8, 2014 1:16 AM PST

Install it and put them all in it's volume folder encrypted. You then can access and mount the volume with a password and have it available when using the computer, and totally encrypted when not. For all intents and purposes, it's better than just being hidden.

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Nope.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 8, 2014 1:17 AM PST
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