Hello friends in earlier post i’ll explaind you a best method of  hiding media files on Android device without any external application, like that in this post i’l explain about how to hide files & folders on windows without any softwares, so read this post completely upto the footer,

.Bat Extension

This is one of the type of  file extension used for batch processing in windows, it works in all version of windows.It is a kind of script file with several commands one by one, this batch file executes with command.exe application in windows operating system.The batch file is also called Batch Processing

that means it makes to executes repeated and complicated operation by anyone with onetime scripting.This batch file has a extension of  .bat and you can edit this file with Notepad application. Now by using this file extension method we are going to hide the files & folders in your windows computers, before going to procedure first make the below initial changes.

Initial Setup Procedure

  • Firstly go to Control Panel > Personalization > Folder option.
  • In folder option select View Tab and untick option Hide Extension for known file types , and also select the Don’t Show Hidden files,folders and drivers & tick the ‘Hide protected operating system files‘ option and click apply.

Basic Batch file commands

The batch file is full of commands with one by one line, as per that command application executes each command one by one.The command starts with ECHO following by line displays the message in command box, and the command @ECHO OFF makes the user commands hidden in command box.This will be the basic starting commands & they are more commands used to make changes in windows computers automatically using this Batch processing.

File Hiding Batch Commands

 Now copy & paste the below commands in notepad and save as .bat file extension.

Quote: Quote: cls @ECHO OFF title Folder vicshacks if EXIST "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" goto UNLOCK if NOT EXIST Private goto MDLOCKER :CONFIRM echo Are you sure you want to lock the folder(Y/N) set/p "cho=>" if %cho%==Y goto LOCK if %cho%==y goto LOCK if %cho%==n goto END if %cho%==N goto END echo Invalid choice. goto CONFIRM :LOCK ren Private "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" attrib +h +s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" echo Folder locked goto End :UNLOCK echo Enter password to unlock folder set/p "pass=>" if NOT %pass%== vicshacks goto FAIL attrib -h -s "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" ren "Control Panel.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}" Private echo Folder Unlocked successfully goto End :FAIL echo Invalid password goto end :MDLOCKER md Private echo vicky created successfully goto End :End

After copying this commands in notepad, save with your desired name with extension .bat

How to Hide Files & Folders

  • First copy the above batch commands & paste in notepad & save as .bat file extension.
  • Move that .bat extension file where you want.
  • Now double click on that .bat extension file & a new command window will open.
  • Enter password as ‘vicshacks’ in commond window.
  • Now a new folder ‘private’ will created automatically.
  • Drop the files & folders in that folder to hide.
  • Now again double click that .bat file extension.
  • In command window type ‘Y’ , to hide the ‘Private’ folder.
  • That’s it, now your personal files are safe & hide from others.

You can change the password by editing the batch file via notepad to change ‘vicshacks‘ to your own, also change the attributes of batch extension file and hide that files also to protect form others.If in case your batch file is deleted accidently means, you can get that private folder by changing the settings to ‘Show hidden file‘ option.That’s it guys this is simple method to hide your files & folders without any external software,do comment in comment box.