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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

    adznam Thread Starter

    Jan 24, 2005
    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


    Jun 27, 2005
    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.
  3. SacsTC


    Dec 30, 2003
  4. win2kpro


    Jul 19, 2005
    Check your drive manufacturers website most have low level format (zero fill) utilities available for download.
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