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Raid Cleaner...?

Post by Tok » Sat Oct 27, 2007 8:15 am

I'm selling this Maxtor raid drive I have but first I need to delete out everything that I had on it like passwords and all my bank stuff. is there a good free drive cleaner. Thanks for any info.

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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by jtm55 » Sat Oct 27, 2007 11:47 am

Hi All,

Western Digital has a Program called Data Lifeguard Diagnostic For Windows. This program can erase all of your Data by writing Zeros to your drive effectively erasing all of your data. Here's the link http://support.wdc.com/download/index.a ... 999&swid=3

Maybe Maxtor has a simular program, however I don't think you'd have a problem with the Western Digital program.

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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by Tok » Sat Oct 27, 2007 1:48 pm

Thank you jtm55 for the link and reply, I'II give it a try. I was on Maxtor site and did not see anything like that but maybe I looked right passed it. Thanks again. :)

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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by bubba » Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:36 pm

Just get Darik's boot-n-nuke, hook ONLY the drives to be formated up, boot the machine to the CD and the program does a D.O.D. format for the drives hooked up.

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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by Tok » Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:34 pm

Thanks bubba for the reply and the link, I'II give it a try, thanks again. O:)

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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by bubba » Mon Oct 29, 2007 6:58 am

Remember to hook up ONLY the drives you want to format, one too many times have I seen (and done myself) guys format the wrong drive.
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Re: Raid Cleaner...?

Post by Tok » Mon Oct 29, 2007 8:46 am

I have it set as mirror raid with two drives, not sure which drive it is though in Matrix, guess I'II just take the drive off I'm going to keep and start up the computer and see if I can read just the one drive I'm going to clean out. Thank you for the heads up bubba . O:) I downloaded the boot with floppy version of Darik's boot-n-nuke.

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