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Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
Again ... distinguish carefully between 'clean'...

Again ... distinguish carefully between 'clean' and 'clean all' ... they are not the same thing.

What you are referring to is 'clean all' and from what became evident from the discussion here -...
Forum: Tutorials 23 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
If there's a native way to do this in Windows,...

If there's a native way to do this in Windows, which there is (via clean all in CMD), then I'd much rather stick to that than to CCleaner or any third party tool for that manner.

But I'm still...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
That was F22 Simpilot's response to your...

That was F22 Simpilot's response to your questions - 'What data recovery software makes ccleaner wipe obsolete?'

So, unless we equate ccleaner's wipe to a 'clean all' then we can't say that it is...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
You managed to recover data after 'clean all' via...

You managed to recover data after 'clean all' via CMD?
Forum: Tutorials 22 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
From what I understood in several discussion in...

From what I understood in several discussion in the forum here - 'clean all' actually does write zeros, whereas 'clean' only marks data to be written zeros to later on when there's demand for that....
Forum: Tutorials 22 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
As I said earlier - you can't just say something...

As I said earlier - you can't just say something without arguing why it is that way. If you say that 'with an SSD you want to use Parted Magic's secure erase option' then explain or show how this is...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
Could be, but it's rather fast to clean all a...

Could be, but it's rather fast to clean all a 100gb partition on a speedy ssd. You did mention long waiting with DBAN so ... not sure what DBAN's algorithms are but this one is fast indeed.

No big...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
In this context ... I found here Secure Erase /...

In this context ... I found here Secure Erase / Wipe : Definition and Methods - Windows 7 Help Forums (https://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/172617-secure-erase-wipe-definition-methods.html) that
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Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
Out of curiousity - why do you favour DBAN...

Out of curiousity - why do you favour DBAN instead of Windows's native 'clean all' command for HDDs?


Never heard of 'Parted Magic'. Must be one out of many 3rd party tools. So again - how is...
Forum: Tutorials 03 Jul 2018
Replies: 36
Views: 98,733
Posted By soewhaty
I've read that even after full format files can...

I've read that even after full format files can still be recovered. CCleaner for example offers 1,3,7, and 35 passes ... the idea being that the more passes the less likely it is to recover the data....
Forum: Sound & Audio 04 Apr 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 92,284
Posted By soewhaty
Then mark his reply as the solution to the OP so...

Then mark his reply as the solution to the OP so that the whole thread is not considered solved :)
Forum: Tutorials 21 Jan 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 214,213
Posted By soewhaty
No need to backup .. what's the point... i'll...

No need to backup .. what's the point... i'll have to backup everyday .. i have no guarantee that I won't lose stuff this way. Say I backup, but then I pin 3 more folders and then it dies on me again...
Forum: Tutorials 18 Jan 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 214,213
Posted By soewhaty
Thank you for the reply! :) Nope, I don't install...

Thank you for the reply! :) Nope, I don't install those. Have install none of those since I reinstalled my Windows.
Forum: Tutorials 18 Jan 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 214,213
Posted By soewhaty
OK, the issue is still there. Randomly it decided...

OK, the issue is still there. Randomly it decided to clear my list of pinned jump list items. GREAT! :) It turned out it's not a problem with my system because I did a clean reinstalled of Win7x64...
Forum: Tutorials 02 Nov 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Yes, and? I fail to see any logics in that...

Yes, and? I fail to see any logics in that sentence.

Ofc I'll go to your original problem to try and address it. And why not skip all replies in between as there was nothing to say there. I read...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Ofc you can use 'diskpart / clean all' on the...

Ofc you can use 'diskpart / clean all' on the disk that you are wiping. You just gotta do it right before the installation of Windows, and launch command prompt there. A real guru explains how to do...
Forum: Tutorials 29 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Hi there - if you personally don't see a...

Hi there - if you personally don't see a difference between clean and clean all then pls see my 2 posts here - Disk - Clean and Clean All with Diskpart Command - Page 30 - Windows 7 Help Forums...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Alright - is DBAN quicker then? Does running DBAN...

Alright - is DBAN quicker then? Does running DBAN with 3 passes take less time than running clean all 3 times in succession?
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Sure thing, but are 5 passes simply equal to...

Sure thing, but are 5 passes simply equal to running the clean all command 5 times in succession??? I am asking because I need to know how to do several passes of secure erase during the Win7...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
You have a point about your statement. I do...

You have a point about your statement. I do agree. All due respect to you and the other admins/staff I mentioned. No hard feelings. Just trying to get to the bottom of it all.

Now, sth else which...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Yes, you are right. I'm just discussing all this...

Yes, you are right. I'm just discussing all this because several comments from admins/support staff have been circulating around here for a while, suggesting that there's either no difference btwn...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
Hi again! Thanks for your reply! :) Good to have...

Hi again! Thanks for your reply! :) Good to have a discussion on this! Let's leave formatting out of the discussion. I didn't even mention it. So the idea is to compare the 'clean' and the 'clean...
Forum: Tutorials 22 Sep 2017
Replies: 329
Views: 1,768,606
Posted By soewhaty
I beg to differ! I simply don't get why Brink and...

I beg to differ! I simply don't get why Brink and quite a few of the admins around here constantly say that there's almost no difference btwn clean and clean all and it's a matter of a personal...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Jul 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 427,453
Posted By soewhaty
10x, Brink! :) Not sure what you're referring to...

10x, Brink! :) Not sure what you're referring to when saying 'HDD's in a connected external enclosure'. My laptop has 2 internal bays (slots) for drives. In the primary bay I have my OS SSD, in the...
Forum: Tutorials 08 Jul 2017
Replies: 51
Views: 427,453
Posted By soewhaty
Alright, 10x guys! :) I was under the impression...

Alright, 10x guys! :) I was under the impression that 'Turn Off Hard Disk' affects SSDs as well, but I see you're suggesting the opposite.

This here (SSD W7 Power options? - The Corsair User...
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