Aug 14, 2009

Notepad Trick: How to hide text in a Notepad

A small trick to hide text inside your text file using command prompt, but this trick works only on NTFS file system.

Steps to hide text in a Notepad

Open your command prompt Start –> Run type cmd
Move to any destination for example let us assume C:\> drive
Type the below code in your command prompt
C:\>notepad labtu.txt:hidden
Write some data and save the file.
Move to C:\> and open labtu.txt you cannot see no data in the file.

To retrieve the hidden data open command prompt and type the same command.
C:\>notepad labtu.txt:hidden

Notepad will open labtu.txt file with hidden data