Does anyone know how to lock and unlock a hard drive using command prompt in ME ?


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juank03Author Commented:

 I already try this page but its just for windows 95 and 98

 Thanks. http://www.computerhope.com/lockhlp.htm
Did you try that? Its possible it was written before ME, and actually is in ME.

OK, try this:

(found the info on http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000355.htm )

To unlock the hard disk drive

    unlock x:

    The x represents the letter of the hard disk drive that you wish to unlock. For example if you needed to unlock the C: drive type c in the place of x.

To lock the hard disk drive

    lock x:

    The x represents the letter of the hard disk drive that you wish to lock. For example if you needed to lock the C: drive type c in the place of x.

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Ugh, stupid me.. that was the same site =P

I don't think there is any way to do it withen windows, but these programs seem to provide the ability to do so: http://www.finaldownload.com/products/lock_files.html


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juank03Author Commented:

 Guys you are right i was looking and theres no way to do it in me

 Thanks for all
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