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How To Get Low Level Format Or G.Disk

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by adznam, Jan 23, 2006.

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  1. adznam

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    just a little prob here,anybody can teach me how to create low level format disk also known as G.Disk,where can i get that thing..?? it's very easy to format the new harddisk or old harddisk..plz..!!
     
  2. jflan

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    I don't know what gdisk is but if you want to do a low-level format (aka, wipe or zero fill) try DBAN, Darik's Boot and Nuke. It's free and fairly easy to use.

    I download and build the boot-floppy version. Simply insert the DBAN floppy, start the machine and follow the instructions. I choose the DoD method (read, Dept of Defense) and select "auto-nuke". Takes about 6hrs for an 80GB.

    After that, your drive is returned to near-new condition. A great tool for selling or donating computers.

    Caution: Disconnect any drive in the machine that you don't want wiped (if you have multiple drives). DBAN will wipe all drives simultaneously if you wish.
     
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    Check your drive manufacturers website most have low level format (zero fill) utilities available for download.
     
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