Updating hard drive hdd
If the drive letter of your USB device does not appear in Win Image drive list, then it is an unsupported media type.In particular, most USB IDE bridge implementations are unrecognized, which means that a 2.5 inch hard disk in an external USB enclosure is incompatible.As technology progresses and as SSD gets cheaper I would imagine that most devices will come standard with SSD.DBAN is a free disk eraser located on source forge which will wipe most hard drives clear of all data.Lets review my top solutions one can use to nuke your hard drive.
Now one might ask “How do I use dban to erase my hard drive? Below I’ll give you two simple to use instructions to autonuke your hard drive clean.
There are two ways to accomplish this, I’ll review both ways in simple form then break down the USB Flash installation in more detail.
1 – load dban to a CD, 2 – install dban on a USB flash drive If that didn’t work for you here’s more detailed installation instructions for Darik’s Boot and Nuke (dban-1.0.7_i386) —————— 1.0 About Darik’s Boot and Nuke 2.0 Installing DBAN 2.1 Creating the DBAN boot media on Microsoft Windows 2.2 Creating the DBAN CD-R disc on Microsoft Windows 2.3 Creating the DBAN floppy disk on Linux 2.4 Creating the DBAN CD-R disc on Linux 3.0 Using DBAN 3.1 Getting Help and Support 4.0 Configuring DBAN 4.1 Automatic Wiping 4.2 SYSLINUX.
They usually work with most systems and can be a little more difficult to figure out.
However, they are cheaper than hardware based solutions.