Re: recycling hard-drives

heather albright


Yes I erased the drives but, I was just told that they have programs that can retreave the data even if you erased everything on the drive.  IS there a sure way to erase data that noone can retreave it again. Besdies the hammer? I want to bring them to the recycling plant this week. Thanks Heather

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From: Byron Stephens
Sent: Monday, May 9, 2022 11:31 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] recycling hard-drives


Do a low level format. There are programs that should do that.

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Sent: Monday, May 9, 2022 9:24 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] recycling hard-drives


Hay, I have some old hardd-drives and I want to recycle them. I erased the info but, someone told me that they have programs that can still steal your data off drives. How do I make sure this will not happen with my old drives when I recycle them? Thanks Heather


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