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Distribution: Lots of distros in the past, now Linux Mint
It won't do anything. There's simply no place to put it, so it's discarded. For fat/vfat partitions, your permissions are set by how you mount the drive, so if you want to keep Linux users from modifying the fat drive, you have to set those permissions when you mount. From a windows point of view, there's nothing available to set, so it's open season on any box, provided you have permission to write to the directory.
If you want to change the owner of the files on a VFAT partition, you will need to edit your /etc/fstab entry for it and add uid=XXX and gid=XXX and put the User ID number and Group ID numbers respectively.