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I used dban years back, on 3x ide internal drives all @ once. 2x 250gb, 1x40gb.

I used one of the higher end wipe choices, and hit the timeline of running it... at 24hours, to the min...

When I turned those puppies back on, fresh install of OS, etc... it was... amazing, it "felt" faster...responded when I chose... And that was on a 2.4cely that "felt" like my first time using an i7.... "felt" is the choice words... (my i7 still feels..it..)

Though... prior to that 3xhdd wipe... I hit up 80+ dvd's for backups...

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Heart Defib

CCleaner set to Gutman Method and Wipe Free space
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