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what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:21 PM Reply

At fully erasing a Sata Harddrive so literally nothing is left over? I'm having problems with one of my Sata harddrives because it doesn't seem to be fully erasing. I was wondering if any one here could recommend me a program that erases every part of the harddrive since something is causing errors on it as if it keeps remembering old operating systems I've installed on it which are causing new problems with the new operating systems. Thank you for your help. The reason I know this is because when I install a new operating system, some old programs for the old operating system still exist! So that means Snow Leopard is failing to erase my Sata Harddrive for whatever reason.

But thats why, in Snow Leopard I made this harddrive a Fat Ms so Windows could read it. I'm going to try to correct this problem in Windows. So, I'm looking for a Windows 7 tool that will entirely wipe my Sata harddrive out. Thank you again.


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:22 PM Reply

eternal or internal?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:25 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:22 PM, tox wrote: eternal or internal?

This particular Harddrive used to be an external harddrive. It is a Seagate 500gb harddrive that was originally for storage but now I'm trying to dedicate it to my Hackintosh but it seems to not want to be wiped fully cleaned. Basically its internal now(It's in my case being read instead of needing a plug to being read.)


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:30 PM Reply

ok so its eternal..
can you not simply right click and press format?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:36 PM Reply

Why do you want to wipe your drive so badly? Are you selling it off or something? If so, you might not want my advice, because most of my methods involve destroying it in some way.

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:43 PM Reply

Magnets, how do they work?

Also, wont a right click> format work?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:50 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:43 PM, Porkchop wrote: Magnets, how do they work?

Will only work if you remove the cover plate and expose the platters. But it will work with a strong enough magnet.

Also, wont a right click> format work?

That only hides the information. And while it will eventually be overwritten, some information will still remain.

The only 100% certain way to destroy information would be to melt down the platters into hot slag.

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:52 PM Reply

might we ask whats on this hardrive?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:53 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:52 PM, tox wrote: might we ask whats on this hardrive?

lots of cp and yaoi.


ok

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:55 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:53 PM, Strength wrote:
At 11/8/11 01:52 PM, tox wrote: might we ask whats on this hardrive?
lots of cp and yaoi.

i was going for a answer of cp and very mature videos but i guess that works..
gross op gross


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 01:56 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:53 PM, Strength wrote:
At 11/8/11 01:52 PM, tox wrote: might we ask whats on this hardrive?
lots of cp and yaoi.

Leave this topic, authorities are being contacted.


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 02:30 PM Reply

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 03:10 PM Reply

Thank you for your help. The reason I know this is because when I install a new operating system, some old programs for the old operating system still exist! So that means Snow Leopard is failing to erase my Sata Harddrive for whatever reason.

Thats whats on my harddrive and it stops Snow Leopard from booting up because it keeps detecting the 10.6.8 update. I'm unsure if Apple put something malicious in their 10.6.8 update which is doing this to my harddrive now.


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 03:16 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 01:22 PM, tox wrote: eternal or internal?
At 11/8/11 01:30 PM, tox wrote: ok so its eternal..
so its eternal
its eternal
eternal

How do I go about acquiring a eternal hard drive?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 03:42 PM Reply

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 03:47 PM Reply

stop downloading CP from freenet faggot

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 04:03 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 03:47 PM, jonasbrothers wrote: stop downloading CP from freenet faggot

>implying OP can deepweb

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 04:05 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 04:03 PM, yoshikoshi wrote: >implying OP can deepweb

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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 04:20 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 03:47 PM, jonasbrothers wrote: stop downloading CP from freenet faggot

Why do you keep talking about yourself?


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Response to what is the most trusted method? Nov. 8th, 2011 @ 04:38 PM Reply

At 11/8/11 03:42 PM, Phantox wrote: Fire

Only if it's hot enough to melt the whole damn thing.

I believe they said it had to be 600 degrees (F?) on CSI to destroy hard drive data.