Hard Drive Renaming

Discussion in 'macOS' started by alphacrust, Jun 7, 2009.

  1. alphacrust macrumors newbie

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    Jun 2, 2008
    #1
    Is there any way of stopping the user from renaming the hard drive by clicking on it ?

    It's just a bit of a pain when you've caught the mouse / keyboard by mistake and discs loose their name.

    Cheers,

    Paul.
     
  2. ziggyonice macrumors 68020

    ziggyonice

    Joined:
    Mar 12, 2006
    Location:
    Rural America
    #2
    You can set the permissions so they don't have access to do so.

    Get Info on the hard disk (command + i) and then change the permissions so that "everybody" has only read access.

    Note however, this means they won't be able to save or change files without an admin password.
     

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