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#1 noknojon

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Posted 23 February 2011 - 03:06 AM

O&O SafeErase Professional 5.0 (64-bit) Trial Software
Ensure that the data you delete from your hard drive stays deleted helping to protect your personal information

O&O SafeErase Professional 5.0 (32-bit) Trial Software
Ensure that the data you delete from your hard drive stays deleted helping to protect your personal information

Never used them yet, but the link is from PC & Tech Authority Downloads that is usually very good -

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#2 Rootkit Hunter

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 09:57 PM

How does this software compare to Derek's Boot and Nuke? That's the one I've always used to wipe my drives, it's free and provides a bunch of different wiping options.

#3 Platypus

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Posted 05 June 2011 - 10:59 PM

Since generally any wiping technique beyond a zero fill is overkill, there's probably little to choose between different offerings, unless you're required to certify that you have performed a wipe according to a certain specified standard. So for most users, a full format under Windows Vista or later, or the drive manufacturer's zero-fill utility serves fine, well regarded no-cost utilities include DBAN and Eraser. O&O software also has a good reputation.

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#4 Layback Bear

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Posted 06 June 2011 - 10:23 AM

Ccleaner has a drive wipe included. Never tried it my self but Ccleaner has a good reputation.




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