Creating an Invisible Folder in Windows 7

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To create an invisible folder in windows follow these steps:

Step 1

Right Click and select “New Folder”

 

Creating an Invisible Folder in Windows 7
Creating an Invisible Folder in Windows 7

Step 2

Now Rename the fodler. Press and hold “ALT” key then type “0160” using the number pad. Then release the “ALT” key.

 

Rename by holding “ALT” and type “0160″
Rename by holding “ALT” and type “0160″

Now see that the folder has no name or a blank character for the name.

 

Now the folder has no name
Now the folder has no name

Now lets remove the icon of the folder.

Step 3

Right click on the folder and select Properties

 

Right click and select Properties
Right click and select Properties

Step 4

Select the Customize tab then press the Change Icon button

Press the change icon button
Press the change icon button

Step 5

Now scroll to the left and select the blank icon.

 

Select the Blank Icon to make the Folder Invisible
Select the Blank Icon to make the Folder Invisible

Press OK to save all the changes. Now the folder has no name and icon

Invisible Folder with no Name and Icon
Invisible Folder with no Name and Icon

Step 6 (optional)

Now making the folder hidden will make the folder with no name and icon invisible Right click on the folder select Properties.

 

Right click and select Properties
Right click and select Properties

And then to hide the folder check the Hidden option

Check the Hidden option to hide the Invisible Folder
Check the Hidden option to hide the Invisible Folder

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5 COMMENTS

    • There must be some way to put numbers. Try the FN (function) keys and pressing the numbers instead. If that does not work then use the onscreen keyboard.

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