How to Write Protect a File
By Stephen Bucaro
Write protecting a file prevents anyone, including you, from editing or accidentally
deleting the file. Follow the steps below to write protect a file.
1. In Windows Explorer, navigate to the file and right-click on the file's name.
In the popup menu that appears, select Properties.
2. In the file's Properties dialog box, on the General tab, at the
bottom of the page, set the [x] read-only check box.
3. Click on the [OK] button.
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