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#3Killah PriestPosted 12/22/2013 3:04:13 PM
depends on how paranoid you are. --- Laugh, and the world laughs with you. Weep, and you weep alone. The armory of god is guarding me but all you can see is holographic artistry.
#4ZalteraPosted 12/22/2013 4:01:26 PM
35 passes would take forever, so anything that isn't Gutmann. --- Why is it that he can hit a 3rd baseman on a frozen rope from 300 feet away, but he can't hit a 12 foot tall catcher from 60 feet 6 inches away? -Awesomeo_4000
Well I got SSD a few weeks ago so I want to format my harddrive. Start fresh get some space. --- Space Waster
#6Lady UnePosted 12/22/2013 4:08:07 PM
Why are you wiping the hard drive?
Well I got SSD a few weeks ago so I want to format my harddrive. Start fresh get some space.
If you aren't selling the drive or trying to destroy incriminating evidence a simple reformat will do. --- Leader of the Elder Cult of Jiub. Wow. Kenny's a Japanese Princess..
#7arleasPosted 12/22/2013 4:13:50 PM
Yeah, the only reason to do multiple passes is to obliterate the information on the hard drive to make it impossible (or at least way harder) to recover. If you're just starting off fresh, you can do a quick format from windows and save yourself the time and trouble. --- http://raptr.com/badge/arleas/uc.png http://www.speedtest.net/result/2868545294.png