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How to Hide a Windows Folder

Folder hiding is a simple way of keeping prying eyes away from your private documents.

From a human point of view it's a good solution; what you can't see, you don't know you want.

Encrypting a folder can have the opposite effect. The folder is visible and if access is attempted, the need to enter a password positively shouts the message that someone is trying to hide something.

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How to Move the My Documents Folder

Moving the "My Documents" folder to another drive or partition in Windows XP is easier than you think (Not applicable to Vista)
 

Most folks use the My Documents folder to keep all their personal data. Unfortunately, this folder is by default located on the C: drive, the same drive that contains the Windows operating system.

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