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  1. Join Date
    Aug 2003
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    #1
    suggestions naman. we've accumulated quite a number of them here in the office, pero di namin madispose 'coz they do contain sensitive company data.

    short of melting the darn things down, is there a way to really really make sure that the data is erased? would running them through a very strong magnet work?

  2. Join Date
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    #2
    unconditional format will erase the data forever...

  3. Join Date
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    #3
    you can use debug. just boot up to a command prompt with a disc containing debug.

    *** This will destroy all data on the hard drive! No kidding! **

    --F 200 L1000 0 [ENTER]
    --A CS:100 [ENTER]
    xxxx:0100 MOV AX,301 [ENTER]
    xxxx:0103 MOV BX,200 [ENTER]
    xxxx:0106 MOV CX,1 [ENTER]
    xxxx:0109 MOV DX,80 [ENTER] (Note: "80" is for hdd0, use "81" for hdd1)
    xxxx:010C INT 13 [ENTER]
    xxxx:010E INT 20 [ENTER]
    xxxx:0110 [ENTER]
    --G [ENTER]
    Program terminated normally
    --[CTRL] [ALT] [DEL]

  4. Join Date
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    #4
    di niyo madispose? bakit hindi mo nlng kalasin at sirain tapos itapon?

  5. Join Date
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    #5
    bro... if they contained sensitive data before... it is best if you still store them.

    no matter how you electronically "format" the hard drive, data can still be recovered in one way or the other (it jus depends on the patience of the one doing it - hehe).

    physically destroying the drives is the only way to do it.

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    #6
    tapon nalang yan sa cremation chamber ehehe

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    #7
    try doing a low level format...

  8. Join Date
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    #8
    I wonder how effective would a powerful rare earth magnet fare against hard drives?

  9. Join Date
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    #9
    Quote Originally Posted by mhelskie View Post
    try doing a low level format...
    yan din nasa isip ko

  10. Join Date
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    #10
    fdisk mo muna pagkatapos



    martilyuhin mo.

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