To prevent the addition and deletion of files on a disk or tape we use

A. Format

B. Write protect

C. Create back up

D. None of above

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Write protection is the term used to denote the locking mechanism which prevents modification or deletion of data on a storage device. Write protection helps in the preventing accidental and intentional data modification and also helps protect against virus attacks.

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