How To: Make a folder invisible in Windows XP or Vista

Make a folder invisible in Windows XP or Vista

In this how to video, you will learn how to create invisible folders in Windows XP or Vista. First, create a new folder. Rename the folder and hold alt while pressing 0160. Now, you will be able to give this folder a blank name. Next, right click it and go to properties. Select customize and then change the icon. Choose a blank image and click okay. Once this is done, your invisible folder is now ready for use. If you want to find it, go to an open file dialog and type in the name of the file inside it. The folder will appear with the file name.

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