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Old 03-18-05, 06:53 PM   #61
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Default Re: Useful Software

Originally Posted by rewt
On the topic of shredding hard drives, WinXP now includes the cipher command.

From command prompt, try running

cipher /W:C:

It wipes all free space on the C: drive, thus making any data previously deleted unrecoverable.
If you defrag, it also accomplishes the same thing right? Except that you also get a defrag out of it.

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