Re: Cleaning a damaged drive

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Neil Maxwell, Oct 28, 2003.

  1. Neil Maxwell

    Neil Maxwell Guest

    On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 18:23:23 +1100, "Slamadatan" <>
    wrote:

    >Can anyone recommend an erase or format utility that will ensure my damaged
    >drive isn't readable by some bored harddrive tech after I return it to the
    >manufacturers?


    I use a drilling hammer (like a mini-sledge hammer) on my unreadable
    drives. Then I return them to the earth from which they came, by way
    of the dump. Mine are usually out of warranty when I do this, though.



    Neil Maxwell - I don't speak for my employer
    Neil Maxwell, Oct 28, 2003
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