Write Protect USB Drive with USB Write Protector – No Write Access to Prevent Virus Infection
No doubt that USB drive offers the most convenient way to carry your important data so you can keep it with you all the time, but USB drive is also the device that can spread viruses effectively from an infected computer to another clean one. Not to mention that the huge popularity of this device also makes it a favorite target for attackers to be used as means to infect computers as many as possible with malicious codes. This is why USB drive needs a protection tool from such dirty codes.
Some USB flash drives are armed with a write protector switch to make the computer at which you plug your flash drive unable to write to the drive, but many others are not. Fortunately, there is a free software solution for this and it is called USB Write Protector.
USB Write Protector simply write protect USB flash / pen drives. By enable USB write protection, the host computer won’t be able to write anything to the USB drive. Without ability to write, an infected computer won’t be able to “transfer” malicious codes to USB drive.
USB Write Protector is a portable freeware for Windows. To write protect USB drive you simply launch the program and select the option to enable USB write protection.
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