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Post by Gixxer on Tue May 31, 2011 10:17 am

Hello, I need to get rid of an old PC but first I would like to know how to permanently delete whatever data is currently on it; the PC is that old it runs ME Millennium.

Any help will be greatly appreciated, Gixxer

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Re: Secure deletion

Post by Jan2011 on Tue May 31, 2011 11:39 pm

I prefer to remove the hard drive, take it apart and wack it with a sledge hammer. If however, you prefer to do it with software, this may work. It's called Eraser and it's free. This older version says it'll work with Windows ME.
http://www.oldapps.com/eraser.php?old_eraser=1?download

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Re: Secure deletion

Post by Buttons on Thu Jun 02, 2011 12:25 am

Physical destruction is always best. Kill Disk free will erase everything. It uses DOS so it'll run on pretty much any computer. You'll need to burn it to a cd or use a floppy or flash drive.

http://www.killdisk.com/downloadfree.htm

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Re: Secure deletion

Post by microwave on Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:15 pm

dbam is the best. i don't have a link but it should be pretty easy to find via google..it's an iso and has a very good reputation.

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Re: Secure deletion

Post by Master Prompt on Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:10 am

Hello,
I've been using copywipe for years and has always done a superb job.
-http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/copywipe.php-

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