How to hide exe file into jpg

Update - 2017.04.18

In Windows .exe denotes any of the application that’s executable in this operating system. Now on your PC, you might have many such applications that you might not want to show everyone so without hiding them you have a better choice that’s using the .jpg extension in the place of .exe extension by this no one can judge that the file is an application in your windows.

In this article, we learn How to hide Exe file into jpg. You can easily hide Exe file into jpg format by just following the below Steps.

Step to hide exe file into jpg

Step 1. In windows firstly make sure that show hidden files and folder option being checked.

Step 2. Now create a new folder anywhere, in it paste your application for EXP key.exe etc in this folder.

Step 3. Now click on rename option and rename it with any name like key.jpeg, with this a warning pop-up message will appear.

Step 4. Just click on the Ok button there and the file will get renamed.

Step 5. Now create a shortcut of this file in the same place the original file exist by copying the original file and pasting the shortcut.

Step 6. Now rename the shortcut with any name as me.jpeg.

Step 7. Now open the properties of shortcut file me.jpeg.

Step 8. Now make start In field empty there.

Step 9. In the target field paste the address C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe /c key.jpeg in place of key.jpeg you’ll write the address of the file that is not the shortcut one.

Step 10. By this when anyone click on the file me.jpeg the file image.jpeg will get open as you had changed the target of the file.

Step 11. Now change the picture of the me.jpeg with image icon by going to properties >change icon. and pasting %SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll there and pressing ok.

Step 12. That’s it you can now send these file by compressing them in zip and sending them to anyone in their emails etc.


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