Subject: Re: CRM-PRO: Wiping hard disks clean
Yes, the entire drive is cleared. If your goal is to donate an operable
system to a charity rather than a paperweight, then you will need to re-load an OS
onto the machine.
> Does Ultimate Boot CD wipe the operating system as well?
> The Ultimate Boot CD will wipe it clean with all zeroes. The CD is a free
> download. Boot the CD, press F2 to get into the Hard Drive tool
> section. Next, press the right arrow once to get to the diagnostic tools.
> Here's the URL to download a copy:
> It's a great tool - don't leave home without it.
> Frank Miller
> > I need to wipe some hard disks clean before donating my computers to
> > charity, and suggestions? I don't want the new user (maybe in Nigeria!)
> > to be able to read any data.