Hide and Lock any Drive in Windows

You can hide any of drive(s) by just adding two keys in windows registry

goto start>run
Type regedit and press enter. This will bring you to the registry editor.To hide any drive you have to follow these 2 steps
STEP1: Hidding Drive
goto HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Curre ntVersion\Policies\Explorer now create a new DWORD value NoDrives and set its value as

2^(Alpha Number of Drive Letter-1)
where Alpha number are simple counting of alphabets from A to Z as 1 – 26

for example: to hide C drive
Alpha number of C is 3 so 2^(3-1) = 4 (decimal value)

If you want to hide more than one drive than calculate the value of each drive as explained and then set sum of those numbers as value

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