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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Feb 27, 2007
    MacBook 2.0 Ghz, 1GB
    Locking Documents Folder?
    Hi All,

    After a mishap last week deleting my documents folder (this was a problem since it also deleted ALL my Parallels WinXP files and i had to reinstall all that) i was thinking about locking the folder (box in the GetInfo window). Do you guys foresee any problems doing this? I'm reading and trying to figure out what the 'lock' function does exactly. I just don't want to trash those files. But obviously i'll want to add more, etc. to the folder. Thanks.


  2. #2

    RiDE's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 13, 2006
    having the folder "locked" makes it so that the folder can NOT be changed... You can drag items out of it, and they will be COPIED (not moved) to a new location... You will NOT be able to add anything to the folder (unless you Unlock it).

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    Benjamindaines's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 08, 2005
    A religiously oppressed state
    17" MacBook Pro
    Don't lock it, just don't delete it again.

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