Create A Folder With No Name N Folder Icon.

01/09/2009 02:24

This is a pretty gud trick when you want to prevent someone viewing your personal files. (particularly useful when u have an external HDD...)

Aim is to create an invisible folder..

Create a new folder by right clicking on the window area of explorer and select new folder.

Now, Name the folder as

Hold ALT and press 0 1 6 0 on numpad consecutively and then release ALT.

This will create a blank ASCII character. Now, we also make the folder icon invisible. for doing this...

Right Click on the folder and select properties

browse to Customize tab nD Click on Change Icon. Select the blank icon available in shell32.dll looking at the image below.
You are done.. Neither the folder icon nor the folder name is visible...