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How do I wipe a hard drive completely? Answered

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techy-man
techy-man

12 years ago

open it up take out the magnet and wipe it over the disk repeatedly the reassemble

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shantinath1000
shantinath1000

12 years ago

There is aprogram called Killdisk that will do the trick. You can get free use of the program. Just download and off you go. It will write zeros to everything on the disk and wipe it to mil spec.

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11010010110
11010010110

12 years ago

boot linux badblocks -fw /dev/sda enough for most uses