Many Windows 7 users commented or contacted us and asked that they have successfully hidden drives using command prompt in Windows 7 computer but they don’t know the exact way of showing hidden drives using command prompt in Windows 7.
So, this guide is for all of them who want to know – how to show hidden drives in Windows 7. In case if you have missed to read our previous article then you can read from here – how to hide drives in Windows 7 using command prompt
The guide is almost similar to the guide of hiding drives in Windows 7. Only, you have to change few command lines in order to show hidden drives. Let’s see:
How to Show Hidden Drives in Windows 7
Step (1): At first, open the Command Prompt. You can open command prompt by writing CMD in Start menu search and pressing Enter button. Or you can do so by following steps: Click Start button —> All programs —> Accessories —> Command Prompt.
Step (2): After opening the Command Prompt, type Diskpart and press Enter.
Note: If the UAC dialog-box prompts then click on “Yes“.
Step (3): Next, type List Volume and press Enter to see the list of all drives and its drive letter and volume number.
Step (4): After that, select the volume number of that drive which you have hidden and now want to show in your PC. Type Select Volume <volume number> and press Enter.
For example: If the drive letter of hidden Drive G is 8 then you will have to type Select Volume 8 to select the Drive G.
Step (5): Now, it’s the time to show hidden drive. To show the hidden drive, type Assign Letter <drive letter> and press Enter.
If you want to show hidden drive G then the command would be Assign Letter G.
Congratulations! You got back your hidden drive.
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