How many times have you wished to hide, conceal or even mask your pictures and images from nosy people? Of course, there are a lot of software in the Internet able to protect your stuff but the issue is that they are not for free or are tricky to use. If you are looking for a quick solution, here is a simple trick which, in a couple of seconds, is able to hide and mask your files on-the-fly!
- Click Start.
- In the Search box field type CMD and press Enter.
- In the command prompt, type cd.. This will show you the C:\ Partition.
- Assuming that the picture you want to hide is under C:\ and that its name and extension is image.jpg type: ren image.jpg image.txt (This is the syntax ren:(your file name and extension)(space)(your file name and the file extension you want to turn it to)
- The command above (ren image.jpg image.txt) will turn your image to a txt file. People trying to open such a file will see unintelligible characters.
- Of course to get the picture back, simply type: ren image.txt image.jpg
- This trick works for every kind of file
Tags: hack, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
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