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Old 11-12-03, 12:04 PM   #1
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Default Good reformat app?

I am about to reformat my hd...is there a trusted program that can do it better than microsofts own reformat.
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If you want to make sure the drive is completely erased before you do a re-format use wipedrive.
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Thanks Riptide but do you know of any free programs that does a just as good job?
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Old 11-12-03, 02:27 PM   #4
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uhm, format, delete the partition using fdisk, format again?

a lot of drives come with utilities for doing a low-level format... that might be what you want.
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