Saturday, November 17, 2007

How to Hide the local drives

How to Hide the local drives
How to Hide the local drives (c:,d:,e:,a:...etc) in My Computer ??

This is a great trick you can play on your friends. To disable the display of local or networked drives when you open My Computer follow the below steps....

1.Go to start->run.Type "regedit" (without quotes).

Now go to:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\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. Magic........