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UncleDewey
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Clear hard drive before selling

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I have  an exteranl hard drive that I will no longer use.  How do I ensure that the drive is truley clear befor selling, other than physically destroying?

 

Thanks a bunch,  Uncle Dewey

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Hi

 

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UncleDewey
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I would guess that reformating the drive is not good enough?

 

Uncle Dewey

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You would guess correctly.

https://www.easeus.com/ad/format-recovery.htm?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIu_rq7OHn2QIVBodpCh0U9gPmEAAYAyAAEgKI...

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