Why Need to Hide Partition/Unhide Partition?

  • Usually, besides encrypt import information, users can also hide partition which contains crucial data from access of visitors with evil attentions. The most common example is system recovery partition. It is hidden in default. Hide recovery partition can ensure its integrity and ensure successful system factory restoration after accidents. Many people also hide bootcamp partition.
  • Instead, sometimes, users need to unhide partition. If the owner want to edit the import information on hidden partition, he have to unhide partition first. Yet, if users want to modify system recovery partition, they can first unhide recovery partition.
  • Nowadays, computer users get an increasing strong sense of crucial data protection. Thus, most of them select to back up their information of key importance daily, weekly or monthly. What I would like to say is that do not forget the contents in hidden partition when you make a backup. To backup those items, first you should unhidden the partition which contains these data for usually data backup software will not backup the data in hidden partition.
  • Note: Hidden partition cannot be seen in Windows Disk Management, but AOMEI Partition Assistant can recognize it.
    Therefore, you can exactly click on the hidden partition and unhidden it in Partition Assistant partition list.