Introduction: How to Make an Invisible Folder

In this tutorial I will show you how to make an invisible folder on Windows Xp

(hold alt and press 0160)
CAUTION: Do NOT use on vista, it wont be deletable!

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mhmjunaid (author)2011-12-07

very good idea

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Thelonelysandwitch (author)2009-03-12

it doesn't work on vista for me

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sam432fat (author)2008-08-16

the alt + a number is a symbol shortcut from microsoft word, go in word press insert and symbol, click one then press shortcut key

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kicker109 (author)2008-07-11

cool! that is awesome, but what if someone rests there curser over the invisible folder and it does that thing that sometimes tells you what is in the folder?

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onlyonebowman (author)kicker1092008-07-13

I don't think so.

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Xionz (author)2008-06-27

I like the idea but when you go to the folder "C:\Documents and Settings\\Desktop" you'll see a empty spot. I think someone will notice it sometimes so i need a way to hide that.

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-Aj- (author)2008-06-18

hmhmmm lol. you can just put a space as the folders name instead of alt+0160 as they are basically the same thing. alt0160 counts as a character though while space does not, i think? well thats why i figure itll let me use it in some online forums and such in my user name when i get a msg saying no spaces allowed. probly screws with their db though.. just like the smilie i put in my user name ☺ alt+1 or ÇÆ5@☻¹Ú (random num pad mash) lol yeah they dont like that kind of stuff... is lulzy thou

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zeero360 (author)2008-04-07

i can do most of the stuff but when it comes to changing the icon i cant get the customisable tab or wateva someone help

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Hubcap (author)2008-03-17

If anyone else has create this invisible folder, the only way to remove it is with DelinvFile (Delete Invalid File.) http://www.purgeie.com/delinv/dldelinv.htm

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onlyonebowman (author)Hubcap2008-03-17

only in vista not xp

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Hubcap (author)2008-03-13

Interesting but not deletable. at least, I've not found a way to delete it.

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onlyonebowman (author)Hubcap2008-03-13

do you have vista? couse if you do you'll have to go through this crap

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Hubcap (author)onlyonebowman2008-03-13

yes, i am running vista.

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onlyonebowman (author)Hubcap2008-03-16

yea thats the problem, Switch to ANYTHING but vista. Xp and linux are fine butm vista sucks

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