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software to block file modification

#1 Post by giulia » Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:20 am

Hi
i'm looking for a software fre to block file modification by other software

i would like to select several files, and protect them by modification

is there some freeware ?
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Re: software to block file modification

#3 Post by giulia » Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:52 pm

webfork wrote:
Sat Jul 24, 2021 11:46 am
Something like AskAdmin? https://www.sordum.org/7941/askadmin-v1-8/

PFW Discussion: viewtopic.php?p=26968#p26968
hi
and is it portable and stealth ?
thank you so much!

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Re: software to block file modification

#4 Post by webfork » Sun Jul 25, 2021 8:19 am

giulia wrote:
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:52 pm
and is it portable and stealth ?
thank you so much!
Sure thing. Other programs from this crew have been pretty good on this topic, including Bluelife Hosts Editor

https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2346

... I'll add this and RunBlock to my list of stuff to test.

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Re: software to block file modification

#5 Post by giulia » Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:47 pm

webfork wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 8:19 am
giulia wrote:
Sat Jul 24, 2021 9:52 pm
and is it portable and stealth ?
thank you so much!
Sure thing. Other programs from this crew have been pretty good on this topic, including Bluelife Hosts Editor

https://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2346

... I'll add this and RunBlock to my list of stuff to test.
hi
runblock blocks program only , right?
thanks webfork

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Re: software to block file modification

#6 Post by webfork » Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:47 am

giulia wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:47 pm
runblock blocks program only , right?
thanks webfork
Sure thing ... yeah, having worked with UNIX file permissions at some length, I'd probably class this as read/write/execute permissions, with Runblock only affecting execute permissions. Even all these years later I'm not exactly clear on how that's managed on Windows, but I'm very familiar with the UNIX CHMOD.

Anyway, askAdmin blocks read, write, AND execute. I'm not sure how I'd set them to read-only using this same model. Maybe this command line function: https://sumtips.com/tips-n-tricks/how-t ... e-able-in/ ?

There is a sordum program for external devices (Removable Access Tool) but it's worth mentioning that, since all of this is just a matter of permissions management, the only way to fully block write permissions is to put the information on an external device with the "read only" enabled, e.g. a web server or write-protect switch:

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Re: software to block file modification

#7 Post by giulia » Mon Aug 02, 2021 6:08 am

webfork wrote:
Tue Jul 27, 2021 11:47 am
giulia wrote:
Sun Jul 25, 2021 9:47 pm
runblock blocks program only , right?
thanks webfork
Sure thing ... yeah, having worked with UNIX file permissions at some length, I'd probably class this as read/write/execute permissions, with Runblock only affecting execute permissions. Even all these years later I'm not exactly clear on how that's managed on Windows, but I'm very familiar with the UNIX CHMOD.

Anyway, askAdmin blocks read, write, AND execute. I'm not sure how I'd set them to read-only using this same model. Maybe this command line function: https://sumtips.com/tips-n-tricks/how-t ... e-able-in/ ?

There is a sordum program for external devices (Removable Access Tool) but it's worth mentioning that, since all of this is just a matter of permissions management, the only way to fully block write permissions is to put the information on an external device with the "read only" enabled, e.g. a web server or write-protect switch:

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hi
i'm testing AskAdmin
just need that some files are not modificated by other software
thanks

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