View Full Version : erasing contents on harddrive forever.
10-29-2003, 04:40 PM
I'm selling a computer and i don't want people to access anything that was on it. is there a good program for erasing the contents of a harddrive?
10-29-2003, 04:42 PM
MaxBlast3 should allow you to write all 0s to the drive. I'm pretty sure that the utility will work on non-Maxtor drives.
10-29-2003, 05:15 PM
well this is for scsi and ide drives.
10-29-2003, 05:23 PM
Here's a free "wipe" program:
low level format should be good. but i'd feel safe enough with shred or a shred-like utility. in windows i'd use eraser (http://www.tolvanen.com/eraser/).
10-30-2003, 06:05 PM
Originally posted by mojo
in windows i'd use eraser (http://www.tolvanen.com/eraser/).
That's what I just said. ;) (same program, different path)
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