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Old 2015-12-12, 16:57   #4
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If there is only one partition, and you have some alternate boot options, utilities like WD Data Lifeguard can be made to write zeros to the first and last million sectors on the drive. You can also write zeros to the whole drive, but that takes forever and doesn't accomplish anything more, IME.
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