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    Default Wipe a harddrive

    I still use DBAN do you guys recommend anything else?

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    Default Re: Wipe a harddrive

    If Im reusing it I just format it and the system will overwrite it eventually.
    if your worried about your gay porn stash being found just smash it with a hammer until it bleeds.

    killdisk available in usual places top software.
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    Default Re: Wipe a harddrive

    If it’s an internal SATA/NVMe drive then you can boot to a recent Parted Magic boot CD (available in usual places) and run a secure erase. SSDs take a minute or so, I did a 500GB hard drive in 75 mins last week. Otherwise DBAN does the job, or killdisk as above.

    Unless it has really sensitive info then secure erase/single pass zero should be enough. If it needs more then you need to physically destroy the bastard after a wipe.

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