drive wipe

Gary Thornock gthornock at
Thu Oct 23 07:43:10 MDT 2008

--- "Dr. Scott S. Jones" <scott at> wrote:
> What does one use to wipe a drive, what application? I have a
> few that I need to clean up...and overwrite, to protect patient
> data.
> Scott

For wiping entire drives, try Darik's Boot and Nuke (
If you need to wipe something smaller (e.g. a single file or a
partition), or wipe a drive without rebooting first, GNU shred
is a good way to go.

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