Rick Vanover profiled two different disk wiping tools recently in the TechRepublic gallery. Check out these illustrated guides to using the tools, each of which includes a PDF version. Click the links or images to go to the gallery and PDF.Zeroing a hard disk with Active@ Kill Disk How to wipe a hard disk with DBAN
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