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#1 RockIV

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Posted 26 August 2005 - 09:00 PM

Dear Guys,
I need a tool that will clean out my internet cookies, temp files, internet activity like tracks and history for good! Im donating this computer and want to make sure that these files cannot be recovered! Im looking for tool because I dont have my OS CD with me at the moment! I have tried the following:
CCleaner
CleanUp!
Privacy Mantra
They all seem to work but files are recoverable!!
Thaks for any help!
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Posted 26 August 2005 - 10:28 PM

RockIV,

You might want to take a look at this thread. Seems like something you're looking for. I've never used the product, though.

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#3 RockIV

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 05:52 PM

Thanks But I dont cash to pay!!! LOL !!! Im looking for some free utilities!
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 08:41 PM

Both Spybot as well as Eraser are completely free. Just download them from the links referred to. I believe it is possible to completely overwrite all the contents of your hard drive using Eraser.
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Posted 27 August 2005 - 10:10 PM

Ok Thanks but Eraser isn't free?

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Posted 28 August 2005 - 12:50 PM

Yes it is.
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Posted 28 August 2005 - 11:55 PM

WHere do you get it? It says to pay 15.50 pounds or something?CAn you give me the exact link?

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Posted 28 August 2005 - 11:58 PM

Eraser
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

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Posted 29 August 2005 - 02:37 AM

Thanks Mate!

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Posted 29 August 2005 - 04:00 AM

Try these..

Kill Disk

Digital Dolly 1.0

I prefer Digital Dolly. It has several nice utilities.
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Posted 29 August 2005 - 01:03 PM

You're welcome, RockIV.
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Posted 30 August 2005 - 02:03 AM

Thanks Guys! Dear Acklan thanks for the Digitaly Dolly! I dont like killdisk has it erases my OS I dont want that happening because I lost my windows xp cd!
Thanks Guys!
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Posted 03 September 2005 - 10:49 PM

For that Digital Dolly. Would I have to reinstall my OS?
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Posted 03 September 2005 - 11:05 PM

For that Digital Dolly. Would I have to reinstall my OS?
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I misread your org post. I thought you wanted to clean the disk off before you donated it.
Part of DD will wipe your disk clean. The other will resize the partition.
If you want to clean personal data before you get rid of it you will have to do a DOD wipe. IMHO
I take it you want to give it with an OS. To answer your question yes you will have to reinstall an OS if you use DD.
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Posted 03 September 2005 - 11:09 PM

I am afraid I dont get what you mean? I just want to clean out my Internet Activity, for privacy's sake but dont want to reinstall my OS. Just a really good tool that cleans everything other that the OS?
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