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Writing Zeros to Hard disk


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deliriumcolor

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I have downloaded a disk file wiper off the internet and am going to put it in a computer that is majorly infected to the point that windows doesn't start, it only boots to a saftey screen. The problem is, we lost our mouse and I need to know how to do it without having a mouse. I know it sounds hokey, but I don't know how to use the keyboard to navagate. I am a mouse user. :tazz: Thanks in advance for any help.


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Most drive writing software works in DOS mode which uses the arrows on the keyboard so the problem is pretty well moot.
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<windows> + <D> for Desktop
<windows> + <L> for Log off
<windows> + <break> for system specs
<windows> for Start menu
<ALT> + <esc> for Start Menu
<TAB> for next selection
<shift> + <tab> for previous selection
<space> to scroll down 1 page
<shift> + <space> Scroll up for half a page
<space> (the 2nd function, when you are on a button or selection-box, use space to toggle it, a link can only be entered with <enter>
<enter> Use the command the selection is on
<ALT> + <TAB> next screen
*EDIT* --- <ctrl> + <tab> Scroll through the tabs in one screen ---
<shift> + <ALT> + <TAB> previous screen
With Tab you can also select the screenn where you are in now, use:
|arrow keys| for navagating, use <enter> for entering.
There is a button on your keyboard that opens the |right mouse-click|...
Use the |arrow keys| to navagate through it.
When your cursor is on something:
<shift> + |any arrow| selects the text that you are pointing at with your arrow
*EDIT* --- <shift> + <ctrl> + |any arrow| selects the next word you are pointing at with your arrow ---
<ctrl> + <C> copy selected text
<ctrl> + <V> pastes copied/cut text
<ctrl> + <x> cuts the selected text

That's about all I know, I know more, but I use it in my subconsiousness, in other words, I can't spit em out at the moment, just got used to their use.

Edited by Idle-Brain, 28 June 2005 - 04:21 AM.

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