Prevent copy of files to external drives

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by lanasks, Apr 2, 2009.

  1. lanasks macrumors newbie

    Apr 2, 2009
    Hello. Does anybody know whether there is a way to prevent files, indesign and pdfs specifically, being copied onto an external drive?????
  2. Jethryn Freyman macrumors 68020

    Jethryn Freyman

    Aug 9, 2007
    You can change the permissions on the drive to read only. Click it and go to Get Info.

    This can be easily overridden by an admin user or by plugging it into another computer.

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