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Old 06-23-2009, 04:25 PM   #1
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Locking Content/Read Only?

Hi all --
Is it possible to lock a Kindle or make a Kindle read-only? This to prevent accidental deletion or excessive notes/highlighting. I haven't purchased a Kindle for me/my family yet so I can't experiment. Anyone know? Your help is appreciated!
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:42 PM   #2
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Not normally, no. However, if you manually set the file read-only via USB, you might be able to prevent a book from being deleted. But I haven't tested it.
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Old 06-23-2009, 07:10 PM   #3
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Hi all --
Is it possible to lock a Kindle or make a Kindle read-only? This to prevent accidental deletion or excessive notes/highlighting. I haven't purchased a Kindle for me/my family yet so I can't experiment. Anyone know? Your help is appreciated!
Welcome to MobileRead, Jdonne5.

If you've purchased the books from Amazon, they are stored in your media account and you can re-download them for free anytime.

If they are freebies you've downloaded, like from here, they should be stored on your computer already.
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Old 06-25-2009, 02:29 PM   #4
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Yes, you should be well protected in case you delete something.
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