Super hiding files using command prompt

Super hiding files using command prompt

Super hidden files are not visible to users even if the visibility of hidden files are enabled. You can make a hidden system file using cmd and usually common people does not go for changing settings to enable visibility for system files. This method simply hides your files.


1. Open command prompt with elevated privileges (ie, right click on it and run as administrator) and type the below code

attrib +h +s

“h” is for hiding and “s” is for making it as system file.

2. Copy the file location and paste it in the command prompt.
Hint: Right click and take properties of the file. There you will get its location

Here location of the folder “photos” is D:\Documents\College


3. Now, copy the location right click and choose paste to paste it in the Command prompt.

You have to add \photos at the end of above location to point to original folder as below



4. Hit enter. Now your folder is super hided!

You can hide specific images, documents etc by this method. for that you should use its extension at the end like imagename.jpg

How to unhide?
Its simple. Just change “+” with “-” in the above code as shown below

attrib +h +s D:\Documents\College\photos

This method doesnot hide your folder completely. To view this superhidden files, untick the option “Hide protected operating system files” from folder options.

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