NoDrives Manager 1.2.0
Seamless setup and minimal interface
You are required to go through a smooth and swift installation process, while the interface you are brought to encloses a build which can only be described as minimal, yet not very appealing. It is only comprised of multiple check boxes and a few buttons.
Although Help contents are not provided by the developers, both power and novice users can find their way around it, due to its overall simplicity.
Input a passkey to protect settings and hide partitions
First and foremost, you should know it is possible to set up a master password. This is quite a helpful options as it prevents unauthorized people from making changes to your configurations.
It is possible to hide partitions with great ease, as well as view their binary and decimal equivalents. In addition to that, you can select or deselect all with just a click of the button, as well as save changed and reload settings from the Windows registry.
Last but not least, it is important to keep in mind that in order for your changes to take place you are required to restart the “explorer.exe” process or the computer.
Conclusion and performance
It does not put a strain on the computer’s performance, as the CPU and memory usage is minimal at all times. Consequently, you can run it alongside any other app, be it demanding or not, without facing problems. The interface is intuitive, yet it could use an update, the response time is good and our tests did not reveal any errors or crashes.
All in all, NoDrive Manager is a pretty small, yet efficient piece of software, dedicated to hiding any partition from your computer. If you are interested in skipping the setup process, you can give NoDrives Manager Portable a try.
Reviewed by Madalina Boboc on May 28th, 2014
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Application descriptionDeveloped as a simple and useful software app, NoDrives Manager can help you hide Windows logical drives by modifying...