How To: Hide and lock folders in Windows

Hide and lock folders in Windows

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to hide and lock folders in Windows. When you want a private folder that you don't want any one else to open and see. You will need this feature. For this open a new folder. Open the folder, right click on it and go to 'customize'. Then select 'change icon, click on a blank icon, click OK and 'apply. Now you will see that your folder icon on the desk top will disappear; only the name will be visible. Now rename it with a small symbol, e.g., '-'and place it in a corner where it will practically be invisible on your desk top. You only know it is a folder. You can watch the video for the full instructions.

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