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Old 11-28-2008, 04:09 AM
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Default Write Protect Switches

Per the rules, not mentioning names, but almost all UFD makers have stopped putting write protect switches on their sticks, including Corsair. I was wondering why this was done.

I want to get a Voyager 64 GB or (preferably if/when it comes out) Survivor 64 GB so I can store multiple Linux distro install images, save important files I don't want to lose, and so on; for obvious reasons, once a known-clean image/file is on that drive I don't want to stick it in someone else's unknown-state computer if that machine can write to it and either infect executables and archives, or damage or destroy those important files (on accident or on purpose).

In other words, I want to use it like a high-cap and more portable BD/CD/DVD-R.

Has Corsair ever made a statement about this?

Thanks, Mike
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Old 11-28-2008, 05:29 PM
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I can't recall them ever putting switches on their flash drives actually.
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Old 12-01-2008, 02:35 AM
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I am sorry but Wired is correct we have never used write protect switches on our Flash Voyager Products. However we did have a write protect switch on some of early SD card products.
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