what did you expect ,given the description of what disk sanitizer is used for .
From HP site ,
Deleted files aren't really wiped clean from your hard drive ,Anyone with basic knowledge of data recovery can "undelete" them. When you are ready to recycle
, reassign or trade
in your desktop, ensure data is properly erased with HP Disk Sanitizer, External Edition.
did you boot the computer to a windows OS disk to try and format the drive
Edited by caperjac, 11 December 2011 - 05:11 PM.