Wipe a hard drive in Windows 8 fully before selling

Want to sell a drive with Windows 8 on it? Wipe it fully before you do that with this cool tool.

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Steps to wipe a hard drive in Windows 8

1. Step We shall use Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) – www.dban.org to completely wipe a hard drive. First of all, you will have to download DBAN from www.dban.org/download. Save the downloaded ISO file to your computer and then burn it to your CD or DVD.

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2. Step Now put the burned DVD or CD to your drive and restart your computer. Now boot from your burned disc. Pree Enter on your first screen.

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3. Step Now, type dod and press enter.

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4. Step Wait for few moment. The wiping process starts. And finally successful message is shown. That are the complete steps to wipe a hard disk in Windows 8.

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Conclusion

You might want to completely wipe your data before you are selling your computer or hard-disk. If you just delete the files then these files or folders can be recovered using recovery softwares. But if you wipe then the files/folders can’t be recovered.

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Published: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 Last Modified: January 4, 2012

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