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    Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

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    by jim phelps ·

    How do you wipe a hard drive in Windows 2000? I’d like to do something like FDISK (which isn’t available in W2K), and remove the partition.

    This is my secondary hard drive, not C:.

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    • #3359572

      Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

      by gr@ndcri ·

      In reply to Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

      In Computer Management go to Storage and then Disk management. There you can format drives, create and delete partitions.

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        Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

        by jim phelps ·

        In reply to Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

        That was what I needed.

        It seems that everytime Micro$oft releases a new version of software, O/S, etc., they move some vital function (e.g. FDISK)to an obscure location.

        Another example of this is Outlook. Try to find SERVICES in the latest version, for the purpose of creating / modifying personal folders. There’s some other way to do it in the latest version. I wasted lots of time tracking down the new way of doing it.

        I guess when you are a monopoly who controls the whole ball game, you can change whatever you want, whenever you want.

        Micro$oft refers to this as “Freedom to Innovate”.

    • #3359551

      Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

      by blackdiamond ·

      In reply to Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

      Hey,

      If you go to this webpage it has a link to download the The Windows NT Resource Kit which includes delpart.exe.

      http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=KB;en-us;q103049

      Thanx

      • #3357831

        Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

        by jim phelps ·

        In reply to Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

        Sorry, I need a program or a function already in Windows. My company policy forbids downloading utilities off the internet to use in these kinds of situations.

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      Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

      by jim phelps ·

      In reply to Wiping a hard drive in Windows 2000

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