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HT3737 how can i hide folders on my mac

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How cna i hide folders on my mac

mac os x, iPhone OS 3.0
  • Niel Level 10 Level 10 (234,260 points)
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    Dec 7, 2012 9:33 PM (in response to xius12)

    Open the AppleScript Editor in the /Applications/Utilities/ folder and run:

     

    do shell script "chflags hidden " & quoted form of POSIX path of (choose folder with invisibles)

     

    Note that this method, on its own, can easily be bypassed. For better security, use an encrypted disk image or separate user account.

     

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