How to create an invisible folder on your desktop?

Svetlana
Svetlana
July 22, 2014
How to create an invisible folder on your desktop?

Sometimes you need to hide some important files from prying eyes, if several people use the computer at once. The easiest way to do this is to create an invisible folder on your desktop into which to put the secret files. That it is necessary to undertake for this purpose in Windows, we will tell in this article.

Create invisible folder

Creating an invisible folder on your desktop is not at all difficult. Click on any empty area with the right mouse button and select the option “Create> Folder” in the pop-up menu. Give the folder some friendly name and press [Enter] or click anywhere on the desktop to apply the new name.

Put the necessary files into the folder, then right-click on it and select “Properties” in the appeared menu. The "Properties" dialog box appears. In it, you are interested in the “Attributes” section on the “General” tab. There is an option "Hidden". Check its box and click "OK".

At the same time, the dialog box “Confirm attribute changes” will appear, in which you can choose what to make invisible - just the folder or both its folder and the files in it. By default, the “To this folder and all attached files” option is selected, and in most cases this is exactly what you need. Click "OK".

After that, the folder will become invisible. You can see it only if you enable the viewing of hidden folders and files in the system.

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