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Erase My Harddrive

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I recently purchased a new computer and have transferred all the files I need from my old one. Now I am looking to recycle or donate my old computer but I don't want to have any information on it when I get rid of it. How can this be accomplished? :tazz:
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Find out the maker of the hard drive, then go to their website and download their utilities that will let you write all "O"s to the drive. Maxtors utility is called maxblast, seagates is seatools, and western digitals is called data lifeguard.

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use a peice of software called dban to clean drives, hang on ill get you the link.

http://dban.sourceforge.net/ it will be the most dangerous floppy you ever made make sure it is clearly labeled you really dont want this booted up by accident.

Edited by warriorscot, 15 December 2005 - 07:17 PM.

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