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Old 03-22-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
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Hello hello.......
I was wondering ... does anyone know what program I can use to write in binary 000000000000000000000 etc to my harddrive a.k.a. completely delete the whole thing?????? As in wipe all the information off of it, and format it I know that it's crazy, but I want to do it:P
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Old 03-22-2005, 08:39 PM   #2
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Low Level formatting is suppose to do that, right? (can someone back me up here ^^; I think it is but I usally only use it for fixing drives)

If I am correct, some bios's have that format. If you purchased your drive, there is usally a disk with a program that'll do this. I have an older program too, but I don't think it'll work on drives over about 120G or so...
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Old 03-22-2005, 08:43 PM   #3
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Formatting, depening whether you use the /U switch or not, only erases your drive, (either way) although the image of the files / data that were originally located on your drive are still there and can be accessed through the computer or by this new unknown forensic method where they take apart a drive and re create the magnetic data that is stored on it so if you convert it all to zeros, then all you get is a blank drive (zeros in BINARY)
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I know that ;P And I'm thinking LLF'ing makes them all 0's, but I'm not exactly sure. All I know is I use it to get back bad sectors and such.
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Well, sorry... how do I do low level formatting???
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some bios's have that format. If you purchased your drive, there is usally a disk with a program that'll do this. I have an older program too, but I don't think it'll work on drives over about 120G or so...
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http://www.killdisk.com go there and u will find the free progam for writing all zeros
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I've gone thru my bios a bazillion times - nothing about formatting my mother board is a ASUS p4p800s - bios is CrashFree BIOS 2
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Well well....thankyou res1bxh3 (I hope I got that right) I will do that but I will try it later, over the Easter Holidays - I stilll have school right now and I need my computer for homework
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Hmm...I'll have to try that prog... It's probably better than my old Dos based one. Though, I assume that's the same thing as LLFing?
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