Create an Invisible Folder on Windows 10

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    The first thing that we need to do is right-click on an empty space on the desktop
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    Hover your mouse over "New", and click on "Folder" on the new menu that appears
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    We need to name the folder, but simply clicking on the space bar won't help here
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    Press and hold the 'Alt' key. Then press "0, 1, 6, 0". Let go of 'Alt'. The name of the folder will be blank.
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    Next, we need to change the icon
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    To do this, we need to right-click the folder and go to "Properties".
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    Go to the "Customize" tab and click "Change Icon"
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    Now, we need to select a blank icon
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    In this case, there are several blank icons here. We can choose one of them.
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    Click on "OK", then click on "OK" once more
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    Once it is done, the folder will disappear.
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    To find it, we can move the mouse cursor, and it will blink when it passes over the folder
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    We could also select everything on the screen, by clicking, holding, and dragging the selection box.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to create an invisible folder on Windows 10 computers
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    Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the "Comments" section below.
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Recent edits by: Ash0hley, Lukward Thomason

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