Wednesday, December 5, 2012

How to Hide Partitions?

Reasons for Hiding Partitions
Why do we hide partitions? Simply, there are the following aspects.
1. When we manage our personal and confidential data or files, we will need to hide partition of them.
2. When we backup important data and files in the system, we can save backup files in a hidden partition to protect them from damages.
3. Hiding partitions will enable us to manage frequently used partitions more conveniently.
4. Hiding partitions can increase the searching speed of computers

How to Hide Partitions
To hide partitions, we will need MiniTool Partition Wizard. Later, I will introduce it to you. Users can download this disk management software at http://www.partitionwizard.com/. After downloading, install it to your machine properly.



This is the main interface of MiniTool Partition Wizard where we can see all disk condition and partition condition. To hide partition storing private data, please select the partition, and then click "Hide Partition" functional button in the left interface. Next, we will see the following change:



This is the very interface after we click "Hide Partition" button. Here, we can see clearly that the drive letter of the destination partition has been deleted and its state is "Hidden". Nevertheless, this is just a preview effect. If we want to get final hidden partition, we need to click "Apply" functional button to perform all former operations.

Apart from setting hiding partitions, in all MiniTool Partition Wizard can provide several tens of disk management functions such as setting active partitions and primary partitions, Create, Delete, Format, Resize, Move, Copy, Change Drive Letter, Wipe Partition, etc. If users want to learn more about it, please visit the official website of MiniTool Partition Wizard. 

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