In this tutorial i am going to show you guys how to hide files or folders using command prompt. Manually hide/unhide folders without using any softwares. You can even create a batch file for this. See how to unlock hidden files. This is quick and easy .
1)Go to run and type “cmd“[without quotes] and press ok.
2)Type **attrib c:xyzabcd +h +s**[without **] and hit enter. This will hide folder abcd located at c:xyz.
3)To unhide the folder just change the “+” sign with “-” **attrib c:xyzabcd -h -s** and hit enter.
ATTRIB = This command allows the user to change the properties of a file/folder.
c:xyzabcd = Path of the folder.Change this with the path of the folder you want to hide. [+ ,-] = “+” sign adds the attribute to the file while “-” removes the attribute from the file. h = Hidden file attribute. s = System file attribute.