Hide and Hidden Partition

Sometimes, hide and hidden partition is necessary to you. The free hard drive manager AOMEI Partition Assistant can help you hide partition in a simple way.

December 23, 2014

Hide and Hidden Partition


As Windows freepartition editor, AOMEI Partition Assistant provides not only basic functions on partition, but more useful features. Take this one: Hide partition for example. Sometimes, certain data just wanted to be protected or just want them hide from other one sharing the same computer. OK, let’s see hide them by using the following steps:

Run PA, in the partition list, choose the target one you want to hide. Then there are two ways to get access toHide Partition, first is directly choose it from the Partition Operations list; the second is to right click on the target partitionAdvanced to run it. Then it will reminds you “Hiding this partition may cause drive letters to change. Would you like to hide the partition”,OK to proceed. Then in Pending Operationsarea, you can see the task listed to be done. Then Applyyour operations. To un-hide your partitions, you can do the same operations. When you hide partitions in PA, it can not appear in “My Computer”, but in Disk Management. However, you can not un-hide it in Disk Management.

Hide Partition

Different from hide partition, Hidden Partition, also known as recovery partition, always found in some brand computer sellers, which means to restore pc back to its original states without any CD or DVD device. There are different ways to this partition depends on the computer you are using, but they always set Function Key on the keyboard. F10 or F8 is commonly used. You can find it when booting.


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