The NTFS file system allow you to change access right if you 'run as admin'.
You receive an error message when you try to save a file to a hard disk
drive or to a flash device in Windows Vista : http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931277/en-us
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Mark L. Ferguson
"Sashi" <smalladi@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Hi all,
> On my vista box, my C:\ drive is protected against writes and I need
> to manually authorize each write.
> Needless to say, this is turning out into a major pain in the ass as I
> can't run any programs which need write access.
> Is this an inbuilt Vista feature? How do I disable this?