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Recommendations on wiping hard drives?


jtmulc

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Does anyone have a recommendation on a good hard drive wiping software that boots from CD/USB drive?

I recently swapped out my parents' aging Athlon XP system to something from this decade and before I take their old machine to the local Goodwill, I want to be sure their data can't be read.

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use kill disk its better and fast. (active boot disk,run thru usb/cd )

Just 2 days back i have used this to wipe 160gb data.. which takes some 15mins(with 1 pass)

Note - use always 1 pass only,,,Dont worry,by this 1 pass also no one will be able to get the data back...

those 7x-25x-35x wipeing data is timewaste.

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use this portable version-- to make boot cd/usb <i have try this only>

http://www.nsaneforums.com/topic/211099-active-boot-disk-suite-820-utilities-for-booting-into-windows/?p=758080

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