Hiding a disk

  Dorsai 12:19 05 Dec 2004
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havink just read click here i just wondered if the was any way to hide a drive on a non networked PC running XP home SP2. So that the drive did not show up at all, in open/save boxes etc,

I tried the $ at the end of the drive name but it did not have any effect,

  sicknote 12:44 05 Dec 2004
  mattyc_92 13:03 05 Dec 2004

I have already answered this same problem and here are some of the programs I have suggested to the previous thread for this problem

click here for password protecting drives software and hiding drives

click here for a more powerful software that does virtually the same as the program above

click here for about 20 other titles...

  Dorsai 13:16 05 Dec 2004

Thanks people. I will give them a gander. I started this thread as the other was about networked PC's, and my PC is not networked, so assumed, incorectly it seems, that the approach would be different.

  jg1990 13:35 05 Dec 2004

If you are running XP Professional it is possible to do what I suggested in the other thread.

Just open up start>run>gpedit.msc, then follow the instructions in the other thread.

If you are running XP Home I don't think it is possible to hide the drive using group policies.

Regards, James

  jg1990 14:04 05 Dec 2004

did not read your post thoroughly enough.

It's not possible to hide a drive with XP Home using Group Policy.

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