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HD in read-only mode

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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?
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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

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