Permanently Erase Hard Disk Data

Permanently Erase Hard Disk Data



Before discarding old hardware, specially the Hard Disks. You make sure you’re not accidentally giving away proprietary, important or personal data.

The quickest and easiest way to do this (and the mechanism preferred by more militant sysadmins) is to take the disks in question to the local shooting gallery (guns, that is) and put a few rounds through them. However, if you still prefer to erase a disk using software, please read further…