Companies of PC’s also have partitions for recovery. These are normally invisible, but occasionally they become visible on This PC and in Windows elsewhere. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to hide a recovery or other drive partition in Windows 10.

Hide a recovery or other drive partition in Windows 10

To hide a recovery or other drive partition in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Method#1

Right-click on the Start button and the following menu will appear.

Click the Disk Management option as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Disk Management option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Now trace the drive which you want to hide. Right click on the drive under Volume column as the following image is showing.

As you click the Change Drive Letter and Paths option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Now select the appeared drive. Then click the Remove and the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the following warning will appear on your screen.

Click the Yes button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Yes button and if the selected drive is in use, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Yes button as highlighted in the above image. Then restart your computer. When the computer will be restarted, the drive will not appear anymore.

Method#2

Click the Search button. Type Command Prompt in the search box. Then right click on the Command Prompt and select the Run as administrator option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Run as administrator option, the following screen will appear.

Type diskpart in the command prompt screen as highlighted in the above image. After that press the Enter key and the following screen will appear.

Now type the list volume command in the command prompt screen and press the Enter key as the following image is showing.

Now locate the volume number which you want to hide. Then type the select volume # command as the following image is showing.

Then run the remove letter=G command to remove the letter. The following screen will appear.

After this, the partition will be hidden.

Conclusion

By following one of these procedures, you will be able to hide a recovery or other drive partition in Windows 10.

How to hide a recovery (or other Drive) partition in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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