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Lock the Partition

hi Dear: Plz tell me that Can I lock my one of the Hard drive's partition within any OS without using any software.....
can you plz tell me as soon as possible.
I have three OS windows 98, Xp, and 2000

Or if we cannot do this manually, then plz tell the valauble small Software and also send me the link
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tosajidsaeed
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icemanwolCommented:
When you say LOCK i am assuming you mean prevent WRITE/DELETE access to the drive/partition in qustion.  There are a few products that do this.  If you wish to go the software route, there is a product called DEEP FREEZE and you can buy it from this web site http://www.faronics.com/html/deepfreeze.asp If you prefer a HARDWARE solution, there is anouther product called HDD sherif that can lock down a drive from ANY modification by ANY method (such as a boot disk reformat) without a password. web site is: http://www.hdd-sheriff.com/ Both products work pretty well, but the software way can be bipassed with a simple boot disk or boot CD-rom.  Both products also alow write access if you have the correct password. i hope this is what you want.
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bbaoIT ConsultantCommented:
> Can I lock my one of the Hard drive's partition within any OS without using any software.....

commonly and briefly, the answer is: NO.

NO such a way that is compatible or workable within *any* OS, and *without* using any software..., except you can physically lock the hard disk at its firmware level. anyway, i have to say, every method has its natural limitation.

hope it helps,
bbao
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130nCommented:
I'm afraid bbao is right, there's NO possible way you can simple lock your partition.
Because if someone go to your computer and reset the partition table, good bye everything.
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