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Accesing local hard disk using Javascript

priti doshi

Joined: Aug 03, 2001
Posts: 6
I would like to know that whether we can access a local hard disk using java script. If yes how to do it???
Tim Holloway
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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1. JavaScript questions are more likely to get good answers in the HTML/Javascript forum
2. Only to a limited extent. Otherwise we'd have more viruses running around on the web than we do!

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vivek sivakumar
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Joined: Aug 09, 2001
Posts: 187
its possible priti ,
just go to and u will find the real power of javascript!! its possible to access even the file reading and writing with a security enabled javascript(like Trusted applets!!)

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