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Bushcat
08-28-2009, 04:16 PM
Hi Guys

Forgive me if this has already been answered.

I'm looking for something you can put on your flash drive that will stop any viruses an such getting on. I see many clients in a day and so my flash drive is a bit of a prostitute so I'm constantly formatting the thing. Unfortunately my flash drives don't have that locking feature.

I heard of an app that can do this but I have no idea what to search for.

Thanks a ton

NYJimbo
08-28-2009, 04:18 PM
Hi Guys

Forgive me if this has already been answered.

I'm looking for something you can put on your flash drive that will stop any viruses an such getting on. I see many clients in a day and so my flash drive is a bit of a prostitute so I'm constantly formatting the thing. Unfortunately my flash drives don't have that locking feature.

I heard of an app that can do this but I have no idea what to search for.

Thanks a ton

What size is your current flash drive?

Bushcat
08-28-2009, 04:20 PM
My main one is 4GB, my backup one is just 1GB

Bobbing
08-28-2009, 08:21 PM
Best if you get a USB stick that has a write protect switch like a floppy disk. I myself gave up on hunting for one and decided to use a re-writable CD/DVD instead.

Bobbing
08-28-2009, 08:24 PM
http://www.technibble.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6864&highlight=write+protect

Bushcat
08-28-2009, 09:55 PM
I had a feeling that would be the only option. Thanks.

Oh and sorry for the duplicate thread, my bad

PatrickB
08-28-2009, 10:50 PM
A rewriteable CD/DVD is not the only option. See the link above that Bobbing referred to. You'll find sources for Flash drives with read/write switches as well as a suggestion to use SD cards and an adaptor with a read/write switch.

-- Patrick B.

Bushcat
08-28-2009, 11:13 PM
The USB flash drive with a write lock is what I meant, not the cds