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Windows 7: Tips to wiping an HDD

20 Aug 2010   #1

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Tips to wiping an HDD

I've decided that I'm going to wipe my Hard drive clean. I've got barely any space and no money for a new hard drive. Before I do this does anyone have any advice. I'd like to do it with no worries.

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20 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Naturally, you need to back up any important date online or to an external storage device. This tutorial by Bare Foot Kid will tell you how to wipe the HDD completely, making at almost like a new HDD: SSD / HDD : Optimize for Windows Reinstallation
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20 Aug 2010   #3

Windows 10 Pro x64

Go to "My Computer" right click on the drive and left click on Format.
This is not a secure erasure of Data but it clears the drive so as you can use it again.
EDIT; i will have to type a bit faster to beat some of you speed typists.
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