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How Do I hide A Windows XP Partition !!!

Discussion in 'Software Q&A' started by Ashis, Aug 16, 2004.

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  1. Ashis

    Ashis New Member

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    I have two accounts on Windows XP (One Limited & One Administrative). 8)
    Now I need to hide one Partition (say 'Drive D') It should be applicable for Limited as well as Administrative accounts). :shock:
    How do I do That ??? :?:
     
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    Kl@w-24 Slideshow Bob

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    Use Disk-Management and remove all drive-letter assignments. Then mount the partition in an NTFS folder of your choice. There!
    Its blocked to all other users, but accessible to you.
     
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    U can use security in Windows XP if ur file system is NTFS. Using the security settings u can make a partition available to only selected users. To use this feature u need to have NTFS file system and u need to disable sime sharing in Windows XP. This u can do by going to Explorer window and click Tools -> Folder Options -> goto view tab and deselect the Check box named "Use Simple Sharing".

    Now go to My Computer, select the drive name, right click and goto properties, Goto security tab, Here add users/groups u would like to allow access to and remove the others. Make sure u remove the group Everyone from the list. Here u can also set the access permissions. :roll:
     
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