Make Folders Invisible In Windows

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If you have some folders that contain files you don’t want anyone else than you to see.The you should make those folders in Windows invisible. Here is step by step tutorial for creating hidden folders in windows xp.

1. Right click on the desktop>New>Folder

2.Remove the name and with the NUMPAD type 0160 while holding ALT

-Now your folder should appear unnamed and when we got that solved, we have to make the icon itself invisible to the eye:

3.Right click on the folder>Properties

4.Click the Customize tab and then Change icon

5.Just scroll a little bit and you can find here is a transparent icon

And voila; your folder is now invisible…(*just don’t forget where you put it)

Here’s a video instructional if you find it easier to follow the steps this way: