How to Hide CD/DVD Drives in Windows System
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How to hide CD/DVD drives in Windows 11, win8, win7, vista, and Windows XP?

In the process of using the computer, we do not want to let others install their software onto our own computer, or use the CD-ROM drive to play computer games, but too embarrassed to tell him directly, so hiding the CD/DVD drive is our best way.

For these reasons, I would rather hide the CD/DVD drive from My Windows Computer. This article provides a summary of two quick and easy ways to hide CD/DVD drives in Windows 11, 8, 7, vista, XP. Gilisoft File Lock does exactly that, and it does it easily and well. Just start protecting your files, folders and disk drives with File Locker, please download the File Lock software via button below:

The following steps will tell us how to use Gilisoft File Lock to hide CD/DVD drives.

How to hide CD/DVD drives with Gilisoft File Lock - Method 1

Please refer to the screenshot below with Arabic numerals step by step, and there are detailed instructions below the screenshot

Run Gilisoft File Lock, and then click on the "Hide Data" module.
Go to "Hide Drives" under the module of "Hide Data".
Select CD/DVD drives which you want to hide.
When completes selecting CD/DVD drives to hide, just click on the "Hide Drives" button to hide them.

How to hide CD/DVD drives with GiliSoft File Lock - Method 2

The easiest way to hide CD/DVD drives is right-click on the CD/DVD drive that you want to hide and select "GiliSoft File Lock"-->"Hide". then the selected CD/DVD drive will magically disappear from your computer. You can refer to the picture below:

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