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Question about disk erasure/wiping

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#1 Super14


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Posted 15 August 2012 - 05:54 PM

Just wondering:
Should writing zeros / disk wiping ( only one pass) like KillDisk, Diskpart remove all viruses, trojans, backdoor, malware, keylogging, and etc.?

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#2 noknojon


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Posted 15 August 2012 - 06:04 PM

Hi -
Read this for KillDisk for Windows
How to "Clean" or "Clean All" a Disk with the Diskpart Command from Windows7 Tutorials -

About the quickest way to show you the ideas and results -

Regards -

#3 Didier Stevens

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Posted 15 August 2012 - 10:59 PM

Yes, it will remove everything from the wiped disk.

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