Saturday, November 9, 2013

Create a file with blank name in Windows

Q: How to create a blank folder or File name?

A: To create a file with blank name(i.e. the name will be nothing).
To do this right click over the file and click on rename option.
Now press the following keys without pressing any key...
"Alt+0160" or "Alt+255"
and then press enter.

Note:- To enter the numeric value use numkeypad i.e. the number keys in the right side of the keyboard. If you are using laptop then first activate the number keys.

Q: How to hide a file?

Two options--
1. In advanced setting of the file check the hide option there.
2. First rename the file by a blank(null) file name by above ways, and then change the icon of the file by any of transparent file provided by windows in default icons.

Right Click the New Folder, go to Properties, then to Customize, and then click Change Icon. Here is the trick, go to the middle and you should see some blank spaces. Those are transparent icons, select one of those then press OK -> Apply -> OK.

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