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"Clean" old computer for donation?

by chaslosh / January 15, 2007 11:04 PM PST

Can anyone advise the best software or process to clean out my old computer of my files, etc so that I can donate it without worry of someone getting my stuff? Thanks.

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Killdisk is the old favorite-browse the number of downloads
by Dick Humfrey / January 16, 2007 12:11 AM PST

The most popular disk cleaner by far is this one you will find on

as the description says
"Active@ KillDisk conforms to US Department of Defense clearing and sanitizing standard DoD 5220.22-M. The most secure Gutmann's data destruction method is also implemented. You can be sure that once you clean up with Active@ KillDisk, sensitive information is purged out forever.

It has had over 470,000 downloads with the next popular one has only had 31,690 which speeks for itself.

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(NT) Thanks (nm)
by chaslosh / January 17, 2007 5:55 AM PST
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Try Disk Wiper!
by Gonzo Kid / January 27, 2007 11:19 PM PST
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You appear to be a spammer.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 27, 2007 11:36 PM PST
In reply to: Try Disk Wiper!

All of 3 posts and all for Paragon. Such spam attempts don't help promote products around these forums.


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