MakeUseOf: How to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive

MakeUseOf: How to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive. “There is data on your hard drive that you want to get rid of. Perhaps the computer is about to be sold or donated to charity; maybe you just want to ensure the data on the drive is totally erased before you use it yourself. Whatever the case, you can delete the drive in Windows using native or third-party tools.” DBAN is great if you can’t use the sledgehammer method.