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Wiping hard drive

Discussion in 'Community Broadband & Computers' started by section84, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. Gun Ohna

    Gun Ohna New Member

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    geez.... I think the easiest solution would be to get to an MS-DOS prompt and type format C:\ That'll wipe the hard drive to nothing and then you'll be set.

    Posted this before I read the posts on page 2
     
  2. neilz

    neilz New Member

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    Not necessarily the case ... its amazing what can be found on a 'formatted' drive.
     
  3. Pictor Guy

    Pictor Guy New Member

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    Pc Gamer 2006 New Member

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    Ya thats the only way to delate everything off your hard disk! :rockon: Do it
     
  5. brim

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  6. Dawne

    Dawne HOA Sec/Treas, Tech Comm

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    If you don't want it for anything...take it apart....it's cool to see inside too.

    Then, sand off the magnetic media on the disk. Really, either that or the MRI...

    I think I read somewhere that to really clean a drive you have to run a erase routine at least 7 times....and then, you never really know.

    If you're throwing it out...take it apart, use the big hammer, and the sand paper, and the MRI.

    And still get your free annual credit reports.
     

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