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    Need to wipe my hard dirve...KEEP IT AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE..

    Removing sensitive material! I'm removing sensitive material over the last 7 years. So a wipe is needed of the hard drive... Have tried wiping twice now. In the second attempt. 1 round 35 passes...first pass takes about 3-4 hours. We are on our second pass, the B/s keeps slowing down, and it...
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    Wondering how to use DBAN - This might help - new user

    To late to Try! Nobody said anything about checking hard drive before running Dban, anyway it is to late now!!! But computer was running fine before, and was virus free according to AVG. Slowing down to 34B per minute, with 104,000 throughputs left to go. If this slow down rate keeps up, I...
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    Wondering how to use DBAN - This might help - new user

    Different story for Me! Hey Alex, I used the PRNG Stream with 8 passes, I'm into the second pass at 48 hours now? See my last new topic for detailed information...This pass is now down to less than 1 B/s, with 120,000 of throughput left. When I started checking te screen on this pass...
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    Wondering how to use DBAN - This might help - new user

    Different story for Me! Hey Alex, I used the PRNG Stream with 8 passes, I'm into the second pass at 48 hours now? See my last new topic for detailed information...This pass is now down to less than 1 B/s, with 120,000 of throughput left. When I started checking te screen on this pass...
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    Dban---How long will it run?

    Ok, I went backwards, and downloaded Eraser, then followed someones steps to make a floppy off the Eraser to get the Dban nuke floppy. It all worked, thank god, and I set the computer up for eight passes under the PRNG stream. First pass took about 3.5-4.0 hours. We are on the second pass, it...
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    Dban "boot failed" What did I do wrong?

    Some more information! Still in the Dark! OK, as I stated, I set my BIOS to CD-rom, Disk, and 1HD. Now, I also did this in the default setting, in the same order. By the way, my AST does not use all those keys as stated in Google for BIOS setup. Mine uses F2.... Anyway, placed the CDR with DBAN...
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    Dban "boot failed" What did I do wrong?

    OK, I made a CDROM version by first downloading it to my computer, then double clicking on it, and my Roxy CD Creator came on, I made a finalized CDROM. I checked the CDROM and it did not have just one item, but many items listed, so I'm guessing it was done right. I noted when you record, and...
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    Checking bootable Windows CD...

    I was told to check my Windows 98SE CD to see if it is bootable prior to running dban. How do I do that?
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    Need to wipe my hard dirve...KEEP IT AS SIMPLE AS POSSIBLE..

    :?: OK, I have a P3 w/windows98SE. I want to completely wipe my hard drive. I easily get lost zipping/unzipping, and I really don't understand booting with Floppy's and CD's as my computer has always booted itself up, so I guess something has to be changed to do that. In any event, I would like...
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    Eraser copied in Zip form, Bootable disk copied, whats next?

    :?: OK, I copied the Eraser5.7 in zip form, at least I half to open it with Winzip. Should I install Eraser? If not, what is next. I'm told I need to change my booting order on my Windows 98SE. anyone know the command to do so? Please present a logical order to wipe my hard drive, and at the end...
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    CDROM R version od dban...the hard Drive nuke

    :?: A couple of questions? #1)Where do you find the CDROM R version o dban to wipe my hard drive? #2) I downloaded the dban1.0.6_i338 from Univ. of MN. site, then recorded it to a CDROM on "Easy CD creator" and did not finalize it, (leaving it open allows me to add other erasing items on this...
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