protecting a floppy disk

  keith48 10:32 01 Oct 2004
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I have forgotten how to protect a floppy disc when saving information. Can anyone tell me how to add a password when saving on a floppy disc

  Baledor 10:38 01 Oct 2004

and as such provides no inherent password protection. A file that you save to the disk, such as an Excel spreadsheet may be password protected, but that functionality is provided by the application, not the disk.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:42 01 Oct 2004

One method is to create a password protected zip file on the disk and add your files to the zip.

  Russ100 10:42 01 Oct 2004

If it's just to prevent the info being wiped, the little tab on the back of the floppy should be moved to write protect.

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