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How to Hide and Show Drive Letters in Windows 8/8.1

"Hi, everyone. I would like to know whether you can tell me how to hide drive letters (e.g. C:) in the computer. BTW, the operating system in my PC is Windows 8. Thanks in advance."

The answer to the question above is absolutely yes. And the corresponding methods to hide and show drive letters in Windows 8 computer are illustrated as follows.

Video guide on how to hide and show drive letters in Windows 8:

Part 1: Method to hide drive letters in Windows 8

Step 1: Open Folder Options.

Right-click the File Explorer icon on the bottom left corner of desktop, choose View in the Libraries window and tap Options to open it.

Tips: You can find other solutions to open Folder Options in How to Get to Folder Options in Windows 8/8.1.

Step 2: Modify related setting in Folder Options.

As the Folder Options window turns up, choose View on the top left, find and unselect Show drive letters in the Advanced settings, and click OK to have the drive letters hidden.

As exhibited in the screen shot below, the drive letters for all the hard disk drives in Computer are hidden.

Part 2: Method to show drive letters in Windows 8

Step 1: Open Folder Options.

Step 2: Change corresponding setting in Folder Options.

Select View, check the box before Show drive letters in Advanced settings and tap OK.



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