Disallowing File Copy

June 20, 2009 at 23:10:26
Specs: Windows XP
Is there any way to permit a data file to be used by an application program but disallow copy/cut/send to/delete of that file. Ideally it should be a fool-proof solution for a laptop/desktop

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June 20, 2009 at 23:19:53
You could create two users. Give one user permission to access the file, and disallow all other users access. Then log in with the second user, and use the "Run as ..." to run the program as the user who has permission to access the file.

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