I want create advertising folder on USB stick. Therefore I want to unable user from removing it. even if they format it.

It is possible?

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    Nope. There will always be a way to wipe the disc
    – Dave
    Jul 13, 2015 at 7:23
  • Short answer: not possible, at least with an off-the-shelf stick.
    – fixer1234
    Jul 13, 2015 at 7:24
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    Please check this question. superuser.com/questions/934860/…. Yes its possible but also huge YMMV.
    – lex
    Jul 13, 2015 at 7:25

1 Answer 1


On a regular USB flash drive: No. Not possible.

On custom (expensive!) hardware: Yes. See the other post about that here on [su].

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