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You have to take into account that deleting/renaming a file is actually a write operation on the parent folder which is a special "file" that contains the list of children (files or subfolders). As such to prevent deleting a file, you need to remove the write permission on the parent folder. see kb 308419 for an explanation: The Delete permission allows ...


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It can be achieved in different way by manipulating advanced permissions and permissions inheritance. For example how I do it for user mmv and folder test D:\empty\test>icacls . VS2K8TS\mmv:(OI)(CI)(IO)(F) VS2K8TS\mmv:(RX,W,DC) BUILTIN\Администраторы:(I)(OI)(CI)(F) NT AUTHORITY\система:(I)(OI)(CI)(F) СОЗДАТЕЛЬ-ВЛАДЕЛЕЦ:(I)(OI)(CI)(IO)(F) I only add ...


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Source Five hard disk cleaning and erasing tools Brien Posey lists five tools that ensure your personal information is securely removed from all hard disks. When it comes to disposing of old hard drives, simply erasing your files or reformatting the drive alone is not enough to ensure your privacy. In this age of rampant ID theft, it is more ...


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MyDefrag is all you need. It uses custom scripts in order to defragment which you'll find at http://www.mydefrag.com/forum/index.php. Check the ones already made and create a custom script for yourself.


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The USN journal's purpose is to provide a complete list of filesystem changes to various userspace programs like virus scanners or file indexers (e.g. "Everything"). You can safely delete this journal, using fsutil on Windows, or rm on Linux (ntfs-3g): fsutil usn deletejournal C: It's a good idea to recreate it later though: fsutil usn createjournal m=0 ...


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The cluster size, the smallest amount of disk space that can be used to hold a file [1], would be the same for NTFS as FAT32[1]. This is a confusing point, and this makes this a good question. Why then would there be differences in formatting sizes? As already mentioned, there are more features built into NTFS than FAT32. NTFS provides things beyond FAT such ...


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Go to Computer Management, Storage. As Techie2007 says in the commentary: run diskmgmt.msc to load just the Disk Management console (thanks!!!) Example:



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