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Old 03-23-2011, 01:36 PM   #1
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Smile security advantages of separate partition? (within a thumb drive)


So I am curious of something. Suppose I want a subset of files on a usb to be less likely to corrupt or, have any contact with/ acess to, the rest of the files on the usb.

Q: is there any advantage in putting the subset on a separate partition within the USB drive?


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Old 03-23-2011, 02:00 PM   #2
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Only if you don't mount that separate partition.
 
  


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