How To Calculate ‘NoDrives’ Registry Key Value To Hide Specific Drives In Windows?

If you are at least a semi-expert with working on windows machine, you surely would have come across the ‘NoDrives’ registry key terminology.

I used this on an NT machine I was working with, to hide specific drives in my Explorer, from the outside world.

To hide the specific drives, you will have a calculate the value associated with each drive (the value is unique to each drive), and then sum it up before updating the registry key. An experienced user will not find it difficult to get this done, however a novice at times might get stuck.

To make the life of all newbies easier, Wisdombay has come up with a small script on their website that will find the ‘NoDrive’ value for you in one click!

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