There are many files which you want to hide from unauthorized eyes .And there are a ton of software available to do this .
But by a simple trick discussed below , you can hide any files or folders without Software . Hide files without software.
* Press F2 and rename it with a empty space by pressing [ALT + 0160]. NUM LOCK SHOULD BE ON.
Now you can see a folder without any name
* Right click on that folder>PROPERTIES> Customize>CHANGE ICON
* Scroll a bit, you can find an empty icon select it