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Old 10-07-2013, 09:43 AM   #1
GloomyBear
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how to hide Linux partiton from Windows' diskmgmt.msc?


Hello,
how do I hide Linux partiton from Windows i mean look at diskmgmt.msc it shows Linux partiton and I can delete Linux from it what if someone fully controlls my windows and delete my windows and my linux?
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/990/fip5.jpg
 
Old 10-07-2013, 09:58 AM   #2
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I'm afraid you cannot hide it, a disk management system will detect all the partitions and yes, that partition can be removed easily. You need to protect your windows, for example log in as normal user (not an admin) - as it is usually made on linux.
 
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:58 AM   #3
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I'm afraid you cannot hide it, a disk management system will detect all the partitions and yes, that partition can be removed easily. You need to protect your windows, for example log in as normal user (not an admin) - as it is usually made on linux.
 
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:23 PM   #4
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Lightbulb Someone is having the similar problem as you..

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Originally Posted by GloomyBear View Post
Hello,
how do I hide Linux partiton from Windows i mean look at diskmgmt.msc it shows Linux partiton and I can delete Linux from it what if someone fully controlls my windows and delete my windows and my linux?
http://img513.imageshack.us/img513/990/fip5.jpg
More information here.
http://forums.anandtech.com/showthread.php?t=1251649
 
Old 10-07-2013, 08:25 PM   #5
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Hey! Wait a minute. I only wanted to give pan64 a helpful point on the first post.
 
Old 10-08-2013, 04:10 AM   #6
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Linux partitions usually aren't visible in Windows. But you can't completely hide it from special tools, normally.

Best to use another HD for Windows, or don't use Windows at all optimally.

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