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Wipe Hard drive clean

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by marty1, Sep 19, 2009.

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  1. marty1

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    HI i need to wipe my hard drive clean. I don't what anything left on it after the format. I want to sell it without operating system on it. I've tried to do this with the XP cd but it just installs a fresh copy of windows back on. Can anyone help Please...
     
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    Try DBAN (http://www.dban.org/download). It provides several levels of security. Download the disk image, burn to a CD, and boot from the CD. And it is free software.
     
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    Cheers
     
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    I will second the motion for DBAN.
     
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