Hide a File or Folder

Please use the script to hide a file or folder

import ctypes
class disable_file_system_redirection:
    _disable = ctypes.windll.kernel32.Wow64DisableWow64FsRedirection
    _revert = ctypes.windll.kernel32.Wow64RevertWow64FsRedirection
    def __enter__(self):
        self.old_value = ctypes.c_long()
        self.success = self._disable(ctypes.byref(self.old_value))
    def __exit__(self, type, value, traceback):
        if self.success:
import os
from subprocess import Popen, PIPE
PATH = 'C:\\Users'
if os.path.exists(PATH):    
    with disable_file_system_redirection():
        OBJ = Popen('attrib +H '+PATH, stdin = PIPE, stdout = PIPE, stderr = PIPE, shell=True)
    RES = OBJ.communicate()
    RET = OBJ.returncode
    if RET == 0:
        print PATH+' is hidden successfully'
        print RES[1]
    print '1: Sorry! Given path is not available.'

Sample Output:

Exported Script:

Hide File or Folder.PNG

20161216-Hide-the-specific-File-or-Folder.json (1.42 KB)