How to create blank folder names in Windows 8

When we try to create any folder with blank name on your Windows computer, it doesn’t accept. But there is a trick to do it and here in this tutorial, we are going to show you how to create the folders with blank names in Windows 8.

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How to create blank folder names in Windows 8

This trick allow you to display the folder with out a name but it requites your PC keyboard to have a numeric keyboard, which is the section of the keyboard on the right side which contains 17 keys containing 0 to 9, +, -, *, /.. num lock and enter keys.

  • Right click on the blank space on the Windows 8 desktop and from the option select New > folder. A new folder will be created on the desktop.
  • If right click on that folder, select rename and enter spaces only, then Windows will not accept it.
  • To display the blank name, right-click on the folder and select Rename and press Alt key and press 0160 on the numeric keypad.
  • Now press Enter key and click on anywhere on desktop.

That’s it, a folder with the blank name will be created and change its icon and you will see a smart looking folder on the desktop. You can even give the invisible icon for the folder and the icon is located here %SystemRoot%system32SHELL32.dll, This is how you can hide the folder completely on the desktop.

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