protecting files from being copied... - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-31-2007, 04:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1
Default protecting files from being copied...

Hi everyone, hopefully i'm posting in the right forum. My problem is something that has come up at work. we're a post production house and part of the service is allowing clients use of our sound library for their programs/films/dvds etc. We've just burned the library to a network so that clients can choose to use clips in their projects without having to sift through a bunch of CD's to find the effect they want. However they will be auditioning the clips on laptops and we don't want them to just copy them off the laptop (with a pen drive or whatever) and take them home because they are ours and cost us money. My question is does anyone know of a way we can let them listen to the clips but not be able to copy them or move them or access them in any other way except to listen to them? I don't know much aout file protection but if there is something i can do through windows to disable their aility to copy the files and move them off the computer then that would be perfect. Thanks in advance, any help would be really appreciated.

ripvanmarlowe is offline  
Old 01-31-2007, 05:16 PM   #2 (permalink)
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 7,915
Send a message via Yahoo to talldude123

talldude123 is offline  
Old 01-31-2007, 06:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
Chillin Techie
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 11,861

share the folder exactly like this. if you don't check the second option, then they can't copy it

The Ultimate Hard Drive Utility PowerMax 4.23. (It now has the ability to clean a Boot Sector virus on the quick erase option.)
The best browser Netscape 8
Have you accidently delete something? Look here (trial. the better one) and here(free)
EricB is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.