How to Hide your stuff with High Tech Latest Tricks ? (Without any Software)

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Hiding your secret file or documents that can be text files, video files, audio files, etc. can be accomplished by a trick that I discovered in windows that you'll read further in this post.

Hiding the files in windows OS is a troublesome thing today, for everyone is known of the old tricks like hiding the files and with the attrib command to make them system file in which files can be seen from folder options. So these tricks are totally obsolete now.

For our own discovered trick you don't need any software or anything. In the trick for you take a file which you want to hide and change its extension to any other extension which don't let intruders to open your files directly. Extensions are the indicators of the format type of any file whether it is a video(mp4, mkv, 3gp, etc), audio(mp3, wav, etc.), or a text(txt,docx, etc.) file.

On one can open your files but you. To open your files you just drag and drop the files to the respected apps in which the file can run (like video file to a video player VLC, etc.). Then hide the files that acts as a dual security layers for you files.

Follow these steps to hide your files with the exclusive trick :

  1. Open My Computer or any Folder in Windows 8.
  2. Once opened, click view present on the top of the window.
  3. From the opened menu, click Options that opens Folder Options dialogue box.
  4. In the Folder Options dialogue box, click the view tab.
  5. In view tab make sure to uncheck the Hide extensions for known file types.
    Hide extensions for known file types
  6. Click OK to apply settings.
  7. Now on the other side rename the file which you want to hide or make inaccessible as xyz.bak or any other. (Example: xyz.mp4 to ---- this will open the file with winrar but winrar can't play a video)
    hide files without any software
  8. Do this for all files.
  9. In order to open the file just open the VLC Media player ( for media files ) Drag the and drop the files on the VLC Media player.
Note: For more security hide them also.


  1. Today, I went to the beach front with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my
    4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She placed the shell to her ear and screamed.
    There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.

    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off topic but I had to tell someone!


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