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copy protect for files in pen drive

by Anand_t / May 24, 2011 3:27 PM PDT

Hi guys,

I have some files in my pen drive. What I need is, I want others to open the files, but they should not copy that file, it must be a copy protected one.

please help me


Thanks in advance.

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(NT) Not a feature of Windows.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 24, 2011 4:52 PM PDT
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Usually a bad idea.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 25, 2011 2:58 AM PDT

After too much loss with folk that have the last copy on a pen drive, this only adds more reasons for the files to be lost.

Let's say that's it is OK to lose the files. Why not look at add on software?
Bob

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As you were told, this is not a Windows feature ...
by Edward ODaniel / May 25, 2011 4:03 AM PDT

and as Bob noted there is good reason for it.

If you are adamant though there is thrid party software that can do what you need. Check the following links:

http://www.crypkey.com/landing/dlm_audio.php?gclid=CIDjxorRg6kCFcPD7QodTmgFKg

http://www.newsoftwares.net/copy-protect/?id=ga&gclid=CKb2uN_Rg6kCFYxL2godCV_MSA

http://www.webtoolmaster.com/

http://www.winsite.com/Development/Miscellaneous/USB-Flash-Drive-Disk-DVD-Copy-Protection/

Do note that none of these are cheap fixes - this for cryptkey:
http://www.crypkey.com/products/instant.php

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