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Thursday, July 24, 2008

How to Hide Or Lock Your Hard Drives (Disks)

This article will help you in hiding or locking your hard drives, as if you dont want to show the program files to anyone or you can lock your hard drives that no one can access them. Do raed the article for the details

Things You’ll Need:

  • Knowledge of opening the Registry.
Open Registry

Go to Run command, type "regedit" (without quotes) and press enter.
Registry page will open, now go to :

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer
Now right click in right side pane and create DWORD Value (blue color)

Rename it as "NoViewOnDrive" (for locking drive)
Rename it as "NoDrives" (for Hiding drive)

Double click on it and put some numbers to lock ur desired Drive and click OK.


FOR A : 1
FOR C : 4
FOR D : 8
FOR E : 16
FOR F : 32
FOR G : 64
FOR H : 128
Close the registry. Now Restart or Log-off the computer to take effect.
Keep in mind that "0" is Default Value to Disable or remove this setting..

After locking the drive when u try to open it, u will see a msg box like this "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.Please contact your system administrator"

Thats it.

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