If you want some folders or documents to NOT be seen in the tree view of your computer’s contents, there is a neat Windows functionality for hiding files.
Here is how to hide files, documents and folders from Windows explorer:
Step One: Open Windows Explorer. Navigate to the place where you want to hide files or folders:
Step Two: Click on the “View” from the menu on top:
Step Three: Highlight a file, a document or a whole folder you want to hide:
Step Four: From the buttons on the top right side, click on “Hide selected items”:
That’s it, your files or folders are now hidden from view in the explorer!