You can hide a volume from the operating system. After hiding, the operating system will not be able to detect the volume.
The hidden volume loses its letter and this letter becomes free for assignment.
(!) You can only hide and unhide volumes on basic MBR disks.
Hiding dynamic disks is not supported:
(!) Hiding a volume that contains a swap file will prevent your machine from booting. Hiding a system volume or a boot volume with a currently running operating system is disabled to retain the machine's bootability.
Hiding a volume
- Select the volume you want to hide and click Hide:
- Click OK:
- Commit the operation: