Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Stop users dragging and dropping files and folders

Posted on 2013-06-13
7
Medium Priority
?
265 Views
Last Modified: 2013-07-14
Dear Sir / Madam,

Whats the best way to stop users from dragging and dropping files and folders within a network?
0
Comment
Question by:lloydabberton
7 Comments
 
LVL 99

Accepted Solution

by:
John Hurst earned 1500 total points
ID: 39246191
Drag and drop has been around for decades. If the users have access to the files and can open/edit/save them, then I do not think you can prevent them from dragging and dropping.

.... Thinkpads_User
0
 
LVL 50

Expert Comment

by:jcimarron
ID: 39246216
lloydabberton---Perhaps of help
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverfiles/thread/4e5bdcef-b8f7-4f17-bc71-f66fe4b7c5ce/

On another thread one person posted
"I simply pressed esc and it fixed my problem"
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:BlueCompute
ID: 39252900
Whats the best way to stop users from dragging and dropping files and folders within a network?

1) Change the users' passwords so they can't get on.

Option 2) Nail the users' hands to the desk.
0
 

Author Comment

by:lloydabberton
ID: 39306992
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

It cannot be done.
0
 
LVL 99

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 39306993
I said above in post http://#a39246191 that you cannot stop Drag and Dropped cannot be done. So that is the answer here.

... Thinkpads_User
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

There are many software programs on offer that will claim to magically speed up your computer. The best advice I can give you is to avoid them like the plague, because they will often cause far more problems than they solve. Try some of these "do it…
Measuring Server's processing rate with a simple powershell command. The differences in processing rate also was recorded in different use-cases, when a server in free and busy states.
This Micro Tutorial will give you a basic overview of Windows Live Photo Gallery and show you various editing filters and touches to photos you can apply. This will be demonstrated using Windows Live Photo Gallery on Windows 7 operating system.
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…
Suggested Courses

971 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