FAT16/FAT32 partition read-only for Win98

Posted on 2003-02-20
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Is it possible to make my FAT32 (or FAT16) partition read-only for Win98 ?
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Even if you did make it read-only, it surely could not function as there are too many temporary files created during normal usage which could not be written to that partition if it was read-only.

If you want to make the hdd more secure perhaps you might consider applying a password to it. If you do add a password, be absolutely certain you keep a permanent and secure record of that password as if you lose it you may well never be able to access the drive without spending a lot of money.

Hope that helps
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