Removing personal data from a HD

Posted: 01-22-2008, 04:48 AM
Is there a free or cheap shareware that can be used to wipe the info
off a drive. The OS is Vista.

I am taking my laptop back to the Best Buy store.

Thanks.

Removing personal data from a HD


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Jane C
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Re: Removing personal data from a HD
Posted: 01-22-2008, 10:35 AM
Eraser:

http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/

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"swalker" <sw@newsguy.com> wrote in message
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> Is there a free or cheap shareware that can be used to wipe the info
> off a drive. The OS is Vista.
>
> I am taking my laptop back to the Best Buy store.
>
> Thanks.
swalker
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Re: Removing personal data from a HD
Posted: 01-24-2008, 02:58 AM
On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 21:35:16 +1100, "Jane C"
<janecolman@invalid.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>Eraser:
>
>http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/
Apparently Eraser doesn't work with Vista.

Thanks anyway.
Jane C
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Re: Removing personal data from a HD
Posted: 01-24-2008, 05:34 AM
http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/download.php

Eraser 5.86a
For Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, 2003, XP & Vista

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"swalker" <sw@newsguy.com> wrote in message
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> On Tue, 22 Jan 2008 21:35:16 +1100, "Jane C"
> <janecolman@invalid.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>
>>Eraser:
>>
>>http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/
>
> Apparently Eraser doesn't work with Vista.
>
> Thanks anyway.
swalker
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Re: Removing personal data from a HD
Posted: 01-24-2008, 08:34 PM
On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 16:34:57 +1100, "Jane C"
<janecolman@invalid.iinet.net.au> wrote:
>http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/download.php
>
>Eraser 5.86a
>For Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, 2003, XP & Vista
Thanks..

 
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