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This is Darius from V rabbit pat calm and in this video I'm going to show you how to keep viewers and commenters of vials that you've shared from copying a printing or downloading those documents please make sure that you hit that subscribe button and that notification bell so that you can be notified when I publish new videos so on the screen here I have a file that I want to share and I'm just going to share with myself but I don't want the other person to be able to copy that file print that file or download that file so what you do is you click the share button and you will see these two little boxes come up and in this box here you need to select the people with whom you want to share the document and I'm just going to type in my own email address to my other account and in order for this to work the other person has to be a viewer or commenter this will not work if you allow the other person to edit the document so after you type in the email address go over here to the right click this arrow or anywhere in that box and select viewer or commenter viewing allows the other person to see the document setting someone as a commenter allows them to make comments on the document without necessarily editing the document itself so I'm going to set myself as a commenter and then in order to turn off the setting that would allow the other person to copy print or download that file you need to click the gear in the upper right hand corner and now you have the options here you will be able to change that setting so all you need to do if you don't want viewers and commenters to be able to download print or copy is uncheck that box and it lets you know that it's been activated and then click that back arrow and then click send and now the file is shared with that other person which in this case is myself so now I've opened this file in my other Google Drive account and I'm going to try to print it Oh nope I can't do that there's no option here to print a file it's it's grayed out the printer is grayed out so let me see if I can make a copy no I can't make a copy either and I also can't download that file as well so I can't download it or save it as a PDF or something like that now this isn't foolproof if someone wants to take a screenshot there's nothing keeping them from doing that so this is how you keep people from being able to copy print or download fouls you share with them on Google Drive if you found this video helpful please click that like button and ...

FAQ

How can I allow users view a pdf documents online without being able to download them?
Orangedox s was built originally for exactly this purpose. You can share your PDF documents from Google Drive or Dropbox create a share that can only be previewed online but not downloaded. Plus youll get the added feature of being able to see how many times the document was previewed including what pages were viewed and for how long Here a screenshot of how that can be setup Best of all it FREE check it out Orangedox | Track your Documents s
If I share an Excel document on Google Drive with the option "Anyone on the Internet can find and View", can they download it too?
Under sharing options check Disable options to download print and copy formenters and viewers. Once you've deleted the document it's gone unless someone opted to add it to their drive or made a copy while it was public. It is also possible that someone using a sync app could have a copy on their local drive. If you used the public option but did not share with anyone specifically it is unlikely that someone was able to discover the document on their own. Personally I've never really seen Google Drive files (or Docs)ing up in search results but honestly the answer to your question depends on a lot of variables I don't have knowledge of.
Why can’t I download a certain video file from Google Drive?
All other answers assume that you have permission to download the file and this is not always the case. In the advanced menu for sharing (small blue in the bottom right of the share dialogue) there is an option to disable download print and copy formenters and viewers If you are not the creator of the video (meaning someone shared with you) you may not be allowed to download the file. In this case you have to ask the original author to permit you to do so. If you are the creator then the instructions in the other answers should work
How can I let someone view a file online but not copy or download it?
Did you want the short answer? You can't . To display the file the browser must be able to render the file which entails the data for the file. If you have me access to the data I would just copy the bits. Now if you want to getplicated you could build a proprietary reader that encrypts the data and has time locks think drm stuff this would make it harder to prevent someone from take the data. But remember not impossible .
How do I delete a Word file attached to a Gmail message or prevent the recipient from downloading it?
You have to delete the file before you send any italic email. Once you attach any file to an email gmail or any other and you send that email that is it. In the decades I have been using email I cannot imagine ever accidentally attaching a document to an email.
How do I protect videos from being downloaded if the user is not subscribed to any plans?
Re Google.. To preventmenters and viewers from downloading printing or copying your file Select one or more files you want to limit. In the bottom right click Advanced. Click Save changes. Aug 7 219 Google u23a support u23a drive u23a thread How to prevent a user from downloading a file in a shared folder - Google Drive ... s
In terms of OS, how will you secure files in your computer?
Chances are youve taken measures to secure yourputer from unauthorized access but what about individual files and folders? When ites to keeping your personal information private it worth the extra effort to add password protection toputer folders. horizontal-rule How to Password Protect a Folder There more than one way to restrict access to important files and folders on yourputer. The software or operating system you use will affect the options available to you. Encrypt Files and Folders in Microsoft Windows You can protect files through encryption in most Windows versions.* Here how Find and select the folder or file you want to encrypt. Open the General tab and select the Advanced button. After checking the box select Apply and click OK . Right-click the folder and select Properties . Select a user name or group and click Deny Access . After access is denied to a user or group an administrative password will be required to access the folder. Right-click the folder and select Get Info . Select a user name or group and select the access or privilege you want to allow ( Read Only Read & Write or No Access ). Click the Share button in the top right corner of the screen. Check the box next to Disable options to download print and copy formenters and viewers . ordered-list Click the Save Changes button then click Done . horizontal-rule Other Tips to Protect Computer Files and Folders Because it difficult to set up foolproof file protection from a determined hacker it smart to use redundant security protocols and other privacy tools when possible. Use a Compression Tool You can archive sensitive filespress them and encrypt the contents with a required password. Install Third-Party Software There are a number of programs available to help you encrypt data or password protect folders and files. Some like 7-Zip s are free while others like Folder Guard must be purchased. Back Up Important Files Even if something is protected with a password it can still be deleted. Make sure to keep a backup of all your important files and folders. Keep Track of Passwords Few things are worse than forgetting the password to an important document. Use a password manager s to keep track of file and folder passwords. As an extra measure make an unprotected archived copy of documents that you password protect. You can store them in a lock box on a USB drive or external hard drive. Use Anti-Malware Installing the extra protection of an antivirus or anti-malware program s helps keep your whole system safe as well as individual files and folders.