How to completetly erase data from Hard drive(HD), memory cards etc

Discussion in 'Application Software' started by christian666, Feb 12, 2013.

  1. christian666

    christian666 MDL Senior Member

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    Hi there,

    I wanted to know which methods out there are simple to delete data completely from hard drives, memory cards or other digital medium.

    I know there are a few programs out there. Some need to be boot up so OS cant run.
    I notice that it seen a good idea to re write the whole medium with 0 an or with random data.
    But I dont truly which is the most convenient way to do so.

    so


    I would like to know there pros and cons.


    thank you for your support
     
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    pc71520 MDL Novice

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    Hardwipe is good enough...
     
  6. Metallian

    Metallian MDL Novice

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    You can use the "clean all" command of Windows' "diskpart" command-line utility.

    Be sure to select the correct disk before you issue the "clean all" command.