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Discussion in 'Android Accessories' started by sunnychan, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. sunnychan

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    Hi,
    I want to mount a USB drive as read only on a Android 4 tablet via OTG cable. As the drive internal format is a proprietary one, that always caused the file explorer to create unexpected lost.dir directory and all other files truncated as 0 bytes.
    Can anyone help? :)
    Thanks
     

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    Put the usb drive on you computer, right click on the folders you want to protect, go to properties and set them to read only.
     
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    I have tried but it fail. Will have another try tomorrow. The files are not truncated this time.
    Please also suggest other file explorer apps that easy do mounting. I don't want rooting my tablet as most requested to do so.
    There are read error.
     

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