THIS TRICK ONLY WORKS IN WINDOWS XP SP2
1)Create a new floder then hide it(right click->properties->tick”hidden”->ok)..now the folder will be visible when u tick “show hidden folder,files and drives”
2)Now right click on the same folder ->properties->cutomize->change icon ,then select any icon other than default
Now the file or folder will not be visible even if u tick “show hidden folder,files and drives”!!!!!!!!!!!!
Now to access this hidden folder
Go to View->folder options->view there u untick “hide protected operating system files..”
Now the folder will be visible….
When u change the icon of a hidden folder or file in xp sp2 it will be treated as system file by os………