In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to make an invisible folder on your desktop in Windows 10.

Make an invisible folder on your desktop in Windows 10

To make an invisible folder on your desktop in Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Right-click on the Desktop and choose New -> Folder option from the appeared menu as the following image is showing.

As you click the Folder option, the new folder will look like this.

You can rename it. While renaming the folder name, press and hold the ALT key and type 255 number from the numeric keypad and then press the Enter key. By doing that, the name will be invisible as the following image is showing.

Now right click on this folder icon and choose the Properties option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Properties option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Now click the Customize tab and then click the Change Icon button as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will open.

Choose the Invisible icon and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Now again click the Apply and OK button on Properties dialogue box as follows.

The folder icon will be invisible.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to make an invisible folder on your desktop in Windows 10.

How to make an invisible folder on your desktop 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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