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#214474 --- 08/11/05 02:32 PM ??????????
Buddy Offline
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I have a gateway performance 500 computer that I want to remove all the data, short of removing the hard drive, is there anyway I can be 100% sure no financial info will be left on the cpu. Thanks
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#214475 --- 08/11/05 03:12 PM Re: ??????????
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You would have tolow-level format the hard drive. How you do this depends on which operating system the machine is using.

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#214476 --- 08/11/05 03:47 PM Re: ??????????
Buddy Offline
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windows 98 2nd edition.
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#214477 --- 08/11/05 04:35 PM Re: ??????????
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Maxblast from maxtor (free) will handle a low level format
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#214478 --- 08/11/05 05:14 PM Re: ??????????
Buddy Offline
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thanks
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