NoDrives!!!

The 'NoDrives' Registry Key Value Calculator

NT Drive Calculator - A calculator to find the registry value for the NoDrives Key in Windows NT for hiding specific disk drives.

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How to hide Drives using the 'NoDrives' Registry key in Windows

 

Hiding the individual physical,removable or optical drives in My computer is possible in Windows XP using the "NoDrives" registry entry. This entry hides the specified drives from My Computer, Windows Explorer, and in the Send To menu. The steps to perform this operation is given below.

Step 1. Open Registry Editor (An improper edit inside the registry editor can cause your system to behave strangely or even can entirely ruin your windows installation. So be careful while dealing with Registry)

Step 2. Navigate to this key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer

Step 3.In the right-pane, create a new DWORD entry "NoDrives".

Step 4.Now use the above given 'NoDrives' Registry Key Value Calculator, to find the value for your choice of drive combinations to hide. Enter that value as the Decimal value for the "NoDrives" DWORD key that you created in Step 3.

Step 4.Reboot your Pc. 'Hocus-Pocus !!!', that's it, now the desired drives will be hidden in Windows Explorer, My Computer and in the Send To menu.

 

'NoDrives!!!' Version info:

v1.0 (Nov 28, 2006)

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