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What is this Erasing you speak of?
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=16


/dev/hda being the hdd's mount point
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What is this Erasing you speak of?
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Deleted things can be restored back but erased things cannot.


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I always thoroughly destroy mine with a sledgehammer..to be on the safe side.
I usually would have just shot it with my air rifle, but i wanted to test my drilling skill's
post #14 of 70
I personally just take mine apart and the platters end up miles away from each other, and for single platter applications thermite does wonders.
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Deleted things can be restored back but erased things cannot.
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=16

is calling
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dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda bs=16

is calling
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I took the cover off it and went crazy with various tools and screwed it up horribly. then I pried all the little bits off the circuit board, and broke off any part I could.


The platters themselves are totally fubard.
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I was trying to help
err never mind you use windows




you can do this to it

Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 4/20/11 at 7:11pm
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its called DBAN nuke the drive and then destroy that thing. No chance of getting it back
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blowtorch, poison fumes be damned
   
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