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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    Ok thanks I finished the Dban now After all i did both First a Dod 7 Pass which took 24 hours then a PRNG 10 round which took 30 hours Mostly did the last one for testing purpose to see how long it would take I did not do a blanking after this since is already overkill as the...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    ok Thanks One thing, say i start Dban in PRNG stream 8 rounds and after 4 rounds i see it take too much time can i Quit resetting pc after 5 rounds and HD is still wiped or is it not wiped as long 8 rounds is completed if it gone so far as 4 passes and 10 hours as it has now I rather...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    First Thanks for answerings my questions so far: Things is in PRNG both Mersenne twister and ISAAC the max pass i can get is 1 pass , however i can change the rounds to as many i want So is this correct can you not set the passes in PRNG only rounds? And is 8 rounds and 1 pass = 1...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    Im running Beta.2007042900 Im going to try the PRNG Stream ISAAC but it wont let me select passes i wanted to do a 8 Pass as you sugested but only let me select Rounds like 8 rounds with 1 pass
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    Ok i started the Dban but it take forever i expected about 10 or 12 hours but it says 16 hours and still climbing i using PRGN mersenne twister Dod 5220.22m 7pass the throughput is around 37594 KBs when i ran dban on another laptop it took about 10 hours the same time could it be...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    My guess is the last one schneier take forever just like the gutmanns so i probaly be best of with either a 7Pass dod or a 8pass ISAAC say I start with 8 pass isaac an the remaining time looks like it be too long can i then just Reboot Dban by force (reset) and start the 7 Pass dod or can...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    Are ISAAC the same as DoD 5220-22.M (7pass)? just another name for it?
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    Whats the difference between the 8pass PRNG and the 7 Pass DOD? Is 8Pass PRNG more secure? (isnt 7 pass dod high security as well?) what word command do i type in Dban to perform a 8 pass PRNG? and what about ISAAC is it more secure than the 2 above and what word command do i type in to...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    I tried 1.0.6 and 1.0.7 both gives the non-fatal error but then i tried the latest beta (2.29?) i got into interactive mode and my drive showed up , so i guess is working ? How safe is dod7 on the beta compared to 1.0.7 since is beta can it leave something unwiped and still say is wiped...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    I got an email from Dban saying that for my Laptop the Pre-release of dban will work best whatever that version is ? I will try both the pre-release version and the latest beta version later today and i will also try Bcwipe: http://www.jetico.com/bcwipe3.htm Anyone having a...
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    Dban Non-fatal Error on Toshiba laptop

    I have a Toshiba P200-1EZ with Ati mobility radeon Hd2600, Fujitsu MHX2250BT hardrive running Vista I want to Dban it to sell it but i run into a problem when atempt to Dban (dod,Autonuke etc..) get this message after 1 minutte : "Dban finished with non-fatal errors" Now for the...
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