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Can this be done on a (windows) system by a user *without* administrative priviledges?
On the need for a new removable device filesystem
Posted Aug 23, 2012 9:37 UTC (Thu) by eru (subscriber, #2753)
No, at least not in Windows Vista and later versions. Not a big problem for people managing their own computer, but would hamper users in corporations.
What would work is if the drive would appear to formally just contain a VFAT or NTFS filesystem, with a single file containing the actual new filesystem filling almost all the space, plus a userspace archiver program for getting at the files on Windows. But clumsy, of course.
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