Solved

HD in read-only mode

Posted on 1998-09-01
1
128 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-04
How can i set the HD in read-only mode, or sent some kind of notification to one app. in order to make that he think that the HD is full or protect?
0
Comment
Question by:dia050398
1 Comment
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
BoRiS earned 70 total points
ID: 1338444
dia

you may be able to get it right by using the DeviceIOControl API call...there is a param
called FSCTL_LOCK_VOLUME, it may be the only way to set a hard drive to read only or locked...

check the win32 helpfile for more options on the API

Later
BoRiS
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction The parallel port is a very commonly known port, it was widely used to connect a printer to the PC, if you look at the back of your computer, for those who don't have newer computers, there will be a port with 25 pins and a small print…
In my programming career I have only very rarely run into situations where operator overloading would be of any use in my work.  Normally those situations involved math with either overly large numbers (hundreds of thousands of digits or accuracy re…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
Learn how to create flexible layouts using relative units in CSS.  New relative units added in CSS3 include vw(viewports width), vh(viewports height), vmin(minimum of viewports height and width), and vmax (maximum of viewports height and width).

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

11 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now