Re: How do i wipe a whole hard drive, OS and all?
Is it a SATA or IDE drive?
Locate a SATA or IDE to USB bridge, connect the drive to another computer and take the needed data off.
Then, go into Computer Management (Control Panel -> admin tools, or right click my computer and select manage), open up Disk Management, right click the disk you want to erase and select format. Formatting applies a 'format' or filesystem to a drive, in the process removing the old filesystem and everything that was stored in it.
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