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write-pro·tect

(rīt′prə-tĕkt′)
tr.v. write-pro·tect·ed, write-pro·tect·ing, write-pro·tects Computers
To modify (a file or disk) so that its data cannot be edited or erased.

write-protected

adj
(Computer Science) (of a computer disk) having been protected from accidental writing or erasure
Translations

write-protected

adj (Comput) → schreibgeschützt
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The local image is write-protected and user data is not saved locally and undesired software cannot be installed, averting virus threats.
3 million articles on the English Wikipedia are write-protected or under edit protection, the report said.
The main memories of Windows and VxWorks are kept strictly separate, and the intensive use of the memory management unit (MMU) means they are also write-protected.
Our first step was to assure an expandable, essentially infinite, write-protected storage system.
The monitor continuously checks the VDD supply voltage and asserts an active-low signal to indicate that the memory is write-protected when VDD drops below a critical threshold.
For applications that require or recommend storage on write-protected media, several formats today offer Write-Once, Read-Many (WORM) tape alternatives, including AIT, S-AIT, S-DLT and 3592.
While the original documents are write-protected, Wal-Mart's design and construction staff may make notations and relay the file to others within the firm, including its internal customer, Wal-Mart Warehouse Administration.
These files must be maintained on a write-protected disk, which prevents data from being altered.
Users should always boot a system from the original write-protected disk.
This is because you'll want to restore executable files from their original write-protected master diskettes [1] that accompanied the software package when you bought it.
Never boot from a floppy disk other than the original, write-protected software purchased directly from the manufacturer or authorized distributor.