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Windows Any thing like "killdisk, erasure", but a lot faster?

Discussion in 'Software' started by rainbowbridge, 6 Aug 2010.

  1. rainbowbridge

    rainbowbridge Well-Known Member

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    Killdisk enables the secure erasure of hard drives but it takes up to an hour to run zeros against every sector.

    Is there any thing faster but as secure?
     
  2. J05H11E

    J05H11E Fujitsu Technical Analyst

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  3. jaggyman

    jaggyman New Member

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    Not sure if you can get a combination of quick + secure erasing. Last time I tried DBAN I think it was around 2.5 hours for 3 passes on a 160GB Maxtor drive. If you don't need the drive anymore you could always take it apart and smash the platters up.
     
  4. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    can't remember the name offhand.. but some guy wrote a hd killer that ran in xp- have the script somewhere on disk

    I'd go with the multi wipe methods if I was inclined to destroy a disk (I don't have anything to hide though heheh)
     
  5. themcman1

    themcman1 is now 110% win

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    Thermite.
     
  6. Yslen

    Yslen Lord of the Twenty-Seventh Circle

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    A sledgehammer plus a new drive. It's quick and effective, if a tad wasteful and expensive.
     
  7. total zombie

    total zombie New Member

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    for scrap drive's i smack it about with a club hammer and drive a screwdriver though it!! that works!!
     
  8. rainbowbridge

    rainbowbridge Well-Known Member

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    Im not cutting through the pillars of the world trade centre but thank you any way,
     
  9. aLtikal

    aLtikal 1338-One step infront of the pro's

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    Take a smelly dump on it. Nobody would ever go near that. Fact.
     
  10. ChromeX

    ChromeX New Member

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    Unorthodox... I like it! :thumb: i'll second dban. Sure as hell isnt quick though!
     
  11. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    If you want only zeros on your drive then the only way to do it is to put zeros everywhere. Whichever way you do it (software) will still be limited by the drive itself.


    I say that but maybe there is something that actually can do it fast and I just don't know about it ;)
     

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