Hide Drives for security & Privacy

parveen21's Avatar, Join Date: May 2010
Go4Expert Member
This is a great trick you can play on your friends. To disable the display of local or networked drives when you click My Computer.

1.Go to start->run.Type regedit.Now go to:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer

Now in the right pane
create a new DWORD item and name it NoDrives (it is case sensitive).
Now modify it's value and set it to 3FFFFFF (Hexadecimal) .
Now restart your computer.
So, now when you click on My Computer, no drives will be shown(all gone...).

To enable display of drives in My Computer, simply delete this DWORD item that you created.Again restart your computer.You can now see all the drives again.
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lillkillbill's Avatar, Join Date: May 2010
Light Poster
Boooom this really works. I have tried it and it is 100% good. but can you help me with how to disable on one drive maybe Drive D or E