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How do you separate your share memory from other users of the computer?



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You can lock the portions of the hard disc drive that contain your data, but you cannot lock portions of the Random Access Memory, as that is used by the Central Processor Unit whenever it is working. By creating a user identity, and requiring a password, you can protect your data from casual snooping. However, anyone with system administrator privileges will still be able to access that data. Using a rewritable CD and storing your data off the machine is the only way to protect it completely.