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hiding folders in MY PC.

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    Posts : 6
    windows 8

    hiding folders in MY PC.


    hi, when i first installed win8, and went into windows explorer, i had a lot of folders in under This PC folder structure.

    i managed to hide a lot of them so it looks neater, but have forgotten how i did it.

    at the moment my structure is.

    This PC
    -Desktop
    -Documents
    -Downloads
    -E:\
    -Pictures
    -Videos
    -Local Disk C
    -Local Disk E

    so what i have there is a folder called E:\ and a Local Disk E.
    they both have the same files and folders in them.

    my question is, how do i hide the folder E:\

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


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  3. #3


    Posts : 6
    windows 8


    thankyou for your reply.
    i did how ever try what you posted but when i went to the properties it said local disk . and therefore didn't have the hidden option.

    i did however work out what my problem was.
    i was moving my music folder to my 2nd hard drive (E) but didn't create a folder called music on the E drive.
    so, when it moved it created an E:\ folder , instead of a music folder.

    so i restored the default for the music folder, then cretaed a mucic folder in E drive, then moved it , and it has fixed my problem.
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  4. #4


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Glad to hear it.
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