Flash Drive Protection

  scottjg1 09:14 AM 16 Jun 11
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Hi everyone

I have 4 USB flash drives with audio, video, .doc and pdf files. the files are copyright and I want to copy protect the drives so no one can take any of the files off by copy - pasting or drag - drop does anyone know how this can be done? I have played around with the security permissions of the drive but as soon as I stop it from being drag-dropped the file will no longer open.

Any ideas

Thanks Scott

  woodchip 11:19 AM 16 Jun 11

Well that's the whole point of it. How can the flash drive know that its you that trying to open it, unless it allows you to use a Password

  scottjg1 11:30 AM 16 Jun 11

If I password protect it no one else will be able to view the files unless they have the password in which case they would be able to copy the files too. I have come across drives before that give a pop up message when anything is tried to be copied or dragged off the drive and wondered if this was possible to do.

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