Wiping Hd

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  1. Inferno

    Inferno Guest

    I want to completly wipe my hardrive .. thats everything including operating system. How can I do this?:hsd:
     
  2. kYd

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    Do you mean wipe as in just getting rid of the data, or as in doing a low level format to completley erase it all beyond recovery.
    For the second use a program like boot and nuke http://sourceforge.net/projects/dban/
     
  3. kYd

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    What have you guys got to hide? :naughty:
     
  4. Zoomba

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    1. Get a copy of Knoppix, log into a root console and type the following:

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    dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hdx (where x is the hard drive you want to wipe)
    2. Wait a few hours (depending on the drive size)
    3. ???
    4. Profit
     
  5. Dementio

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    still somewhat recoverable
     
  6. James Bond

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    format C: :bigthumb: ?
     
  7. Supernaut

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    WipeDrive
     
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    Dban is all we use at work.
     

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