How to Make an Invisible Folder on Windows 10

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Do you want to hide your secrets in an invisible folder without a name nor icon?

I will show you in this little tutorial a very useful trick that will allow you to create an invisible (or hidden) folder without using any software!

This tutorial also works with older versions of Windows.

Let’s go!

Invisible Folder in Windows 10

The Result Demonstration

Here is a demonstration of the result of applying this tutorial:

Easy Tutorial to Make a Folder Invisible

Start by creating a new folder if you don’t have one.

Press F2 to rename the folder then hold the Alt key and type 0160 (0160) in the NumPad.

You will notice the name will disappear.

Right-click on your folder and choose “Properties“.

Go to “Customize” and click on “Change Icon…

Choose one of the transparent icons, click “OK“.

Here is the result! A transparent invisible hidden folder!

If you have any questions or thoughts to share feel free to leave a comment below ;)

Thanks for sharing in advance!



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Soufiane is a young computer scientist and specialist in web design, knows a lot of things in the computer world. This enthusiast enjoys helping people innovate and learn more about the IT world...

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