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Windows 7: Easiest way to securely wipe hard drive and reformat laptop for resale

14 May 2011   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1

With all that being said, The Opening Poster has had a multitude of applications presented to him. All the information is there. It's now up to him to look at our recommendations.

Let's now tag this as closed?

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05 Jun 2011   #22

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thank you for the assistance, I went with the free Killdisk software. It was time consuming but at least its done.
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05 Jun 2011   #23
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate

Hello mate.

For future use, all you need is a Vista or Windows 7 installation DVD or a created repair disk to write zeroes to a Hard Disk Drive, have a look at Step One of this tutorial at the link below.

SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation

DISKPART : At PC Startup

Or step #7 of this one to do a wipe to a separate HDD from within Windows.

Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command

Good to see you got it sorted though.
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