How to hide a drive in Windows 8

Hide Drive using CMD

1] Open an elevated command prompt, type Diskpart and hit Enter.

2] Type List Volume and hit Enter.

3] Now type select and the numeral against the letter of the Drive (eg. it could be G Drive), which you want to hide. For instance, it could be Select Volume 6. Hit Enter.

4] Finally, type Remove Letter G and hit Enter.

You will see a message – Diskpart successfully removed the drive letter or mount point.

To show the hidden drive, follow steps 1, 2, 3 mentioned above.

Now type Assign Letter D and hit Enter. This will show the drive in Explorer.

If you need a detailed walk-through, see our forum post titled Hide or show your hard drive partitions using Diskpart.

These are the 4 ways you can hide a drive natively, in Windows.

UPDATE: You can also use freeware HideCalc to hide disk drive in Windows.