In the end, but reading is copying. To “read” a file practically means to “copy into RAM”, otherwise programs couldn’t work with it. And once. I am having an issue when I copy a few cells in my Excel then paste, the original selection of copied cells wont un-copy and remains. That would protect against copy-pasting. You’ll have to decide how much of a protection that really is, though – most short questions can be typed into Google in .

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By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. How can Ot prevent file on USB flash drive to being copy and paste either via right click or drag and drop copy to other device that is hookup to it like a PC?

Example is like prtoect person on a field trip is bring some presentation stored on USB flash drive and show it on field premise to showcase company stuff like brochure, powerpoint, concept drawing, sales figure etc but we do not allowed them to have those file on the USB drive to being able to copied off to client’s PC or even their own home without authorization.


Not even a phrase or JPG image from a particular document etc.

Pretty much just view only mode. In the end, but reading is copying. To “read” a file practically means to “copy into RAM”, otherwise programs couldn’t work with it. And once that’s done, you can’t possibly stop every uncopj program from having a “Save As The same applies even to humans.

If someone reads a phrase, they will remember it and can write it down by hand. Although more likely they’ll just take photos of the whole presentation.

Secudrive offers hiw USB drives: The one asking this question is I think not worried with the print screen option for doing it needs more time. There are actually flash drives now available for this.

The only problem is the price.

But it you want to do it with your own it cal still be done. The best method is yncopy convert some of your files into.

Disable Files, Folders and Text from Being Copied or Moved in Windows

But the chance is that those files can be mistaken as viruses so that when you open your flash drive but you forgot to off your antivirus, the files will be damaged or maybe automatically being deleted. Just leave a reply if you are still interested on it. Thank you for your interest in this question. Because it has attracted low-quality or spam answers that had to be removed, posting an answer now requires 10 reputation on this site the association bonus does not count.


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Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. How to protect file on USB from being copied? Kevin Wang 16 1 1 3. If it can be read, it can be copied Simple as that, the drive has no possible way of knowing if a file is being opened or copied, it looks exactly the same from the drives perspective, a simple read operation. Possible duplicate of How to protect copying files out of flash memory?

Maybe it would be enough to put watermarks on everything? How peotect does answers the question? Super User works best with JavaScript enabled.