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Windows 7: Complete HD wipe?

16 Jan 2016   #1
drmax

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Complete HD wipe?

Good morning all. Some yrs ago I was instructed from here (wonderful helpful place btw) how to completely wipe my HD as I thought I may have had infection that just a regular reinstall of Windows would not have worked. It's like 3 yrs later and I want to do the same thing. I can't find my old post. Could someone plz direct me to or link me to instructions of joe to perform a full wipe of hard drive please? Thank you kindly. Dm


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16 Jan 2016   #2
drmax

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by drmax View Post
Good morning all. Some yrs ago I was instructed from here (wonderful helpful place btw) how to completely wipe my HD as I thought I may have had infection that just a regular reinstall of Windows would not have worked. It's like 3 yrs later and I want to do the same thing. I can't find my old post. Could someone plz direct me to or link me to instructions of joe to perform a full wipe of hard drive please? Thank you kindly. Dm
Think I found it. Called "secure erase". I did find my old posts. Thx
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16 Jan 2016   #3
drmax

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Think going with dban
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17 Jan 2016   #4
drmax

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Worked like a champ. Pretty quiet here. Dm
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17 Jan 2016   #5
derekimo

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Glad you got it sorted, yeah, some threads slip through the cracks.
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