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Easy Free software to really format a HDD.

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Just sold one of my HDDs and I really want it to format it and not just delete the volumes. Is there any free software that would
do this for me?

Thanks
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Windows Disk Management.
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Disk Kill: http://www.killdisk.com/

Or

Darik's Boot And Nuke: http://www.dban.org/

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Windows Disk Management.
if you simply format it the data will still be recoverable.
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http://www.dban.org/

Really powerful, so beware. lol
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Originally Posted by caffeinescandal View Post

http://www.dban.org/
Really powerful, so beware. lol

this.

but yeah, be little bit careful
i personally, ONLY have the drive(s) that need to be wiped plugged in when i go about foolin' with DBAN.
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thanks I'll try to use those.
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