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How to Create Undetectable Hidden Folders

Discussion in 'Windows' started by tennsoccerdr, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. tennsoccerdr

    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    This is THE coolest way to hide and trick folders in Windows. This is best utilized at work or at school where you can carry the key on a USB and just keep the locked folders on the computers you visit often.

    The Method



    This will be a lock and key method. Where locked the folder will become a Control Panel shortcut. This makes it impossible get in the folder without the key which will revert it back to normal. Ok now to the CODE.(Save as .bat in Notepad)

    Lock.bat:
    Code:
    ren Fonts Fonts.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
    The folder you lock will need to be named Fonts.

    Key.bat:
    Code:
    ren Fonts.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} Fonts
    For best unlocking temporarily place the .bat file in the same place as the locked folder and click.
     
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    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

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    Can you explain what that special number (21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D) is all about.
     
  3. tennsoccerdr

    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    I'm not completely sure because I got it from a friend and am just posting but, I believe it is the changer acting as the lock and key.
     
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    ya cool
     
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    Code:
    21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D
    This is the control panel's default registry key!
     
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    And if you want to do this job more securely, follow this method,
    Code:
    if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-0800 2B30309D}" goto UNLOCK
    if NOT EXIST Locker goto MDLOCKER
    :CONFIRM
    echo Are you sure u want to Lock the folder(Y/N)
    set/p "cho=>"
    if %cho%==Y goto LOCK
    if %cho%==y goto LOCK
    if %cho%==n goto END
    if %cho%==N goto END
    echo Invalid choice.
    goto CONFIRM
    :LOCK
    ren Locker "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-0800 2B30309D}"
    attrib +h +s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-0800 2B30309D}"
    echo Folder locked
    goto End
    :UNLOCK
    echo Enter password to Unlock folder
    set/p "pass=>"
    if NOT %pass%==type your password here goto FAIL
    attrib -h -s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-0800 2B30309D}"
    ren "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-0800 2B30309D}" Locker
    echo Folder Unlocked successfully
    goto End
    :FAIL
    echo Invalid password
    goto end
    :MDLOCKER
    md Locker
    echo Locker created successfully
    goto End
    :End
    Save this file as Lock.bat
    Now create a folder and name that folder as "Locker" remember, other names will now work until u change the code! Now put ur personal documents into the locker folder and then run the Lock.bat file. Give a password then choose y for locking. don't forget the password. The file will disappear in seconds.
    If u want to unlock, simply run again the lock.bat and give the password.
    Use At Your Own Risk!
    Lock.bat and Locker folder must be at same path!
     
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    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    WOW! Excellent method! Great way to do it. I never heard of that one. Thanks!
     
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    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    This method has one flaw....Tools>Folder Options>View>Show Hidden Folders
    It is now viewable and just click on the folder. No password necessary.
     
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    wilsontom Banned

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    i dont get it can u explain it?
     
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    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    explain what?
     
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    Do not understand very clearly, Please can help me further explain it? thank you so much
     
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    how to do this plz give full explanation about this.
     
  13. tennsoccerdr

    tennsoccerdr New Member

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    Explain what part of it?
     

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