How to Create Undeletable Folder in Windows 10

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If you are one of those people who have little kids at home who are learning about computers, chances are that your kids will end up deleting a folder accidentally in the process, even we adults do it sometimes. Well, you can create undeletable folder in Windows 10 using folder properties and you can also do it by using command prompt. An undeletable folder would be really helpful, right?

In this article, we are going to show you how to create an undeletable folder in Windows 10 by using very simple methods. You can choose any of the methods below.

How to Create Undeletable Folder in Windows 10

By Folder Properties

Step 1: Go to the target folder and right-click on it.

Step 2: Click on ‘Properties’ and navigate to ‘Security’ tab.

Step 3: Click on the ‘Edit’ button to change permissions and now select the user account that is active.

Step 4: Tick on Deny column for “Full control” and “Modify”, untick on Allow column for “Full control” and “Modify” option.

Step 5: Click on Apply and the OK to save the settings.

That is it and you are all set.

Using CMD (Command Prompt)

This is a more secure way to make a safe folder.

Step 1: Type “CMD” in Windows search bar and right-click on it to Run as administrator.

create undeletable folder in Windows 10

Step 2: Enter the drive name in which you want to create the folder and type in the following line.

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md con\
create undeletable folder in Windows 10

Step 3: Now you can go to the location where you created the folder and you will see a folder named “con”. You can try deleting it and it will not delete.

create undeletable folder in Windows 10

Note: The downside is that you can’t move or browse this folder using file explorer, to move items to it, you will have to use the move command in CMD.

And if you want to delete the folder, then also you will have to use CMD as it won’t delete using file explorer. Follow the steps below to delete the folder.

Step 1: Type “CMD” in Windows search bar and right-click on it to Run as administrator.

Step 2: Enter the drive name in which the folder is present and type in the following line.

rd /s /q con\
create undeletable folder in Windows 10

That is it and you are all set.

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So that was all about how to create an undeletable folder in Windows 10. Do follow either of the methods. Although we suggest you follow the second method as it is very safe and reliable.

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Humanities Student from a small city, really interested in tech and computers. Here at Techlatest I do tech blogging and always ready to learn something new.

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