How can I destroy totally a COMPUTER hard drive?

Answer A drill.Seriously, I work with confidential data and they use a drill.Make at least 4 holes in the hard drive, erase it first though.

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How to Destroy a Hard Drive in a Computer?

A computer hard drive is a physical hard disc that contains metallic disc platters used to store data. Hard drives often contain important personal or financial information; completely destroying t... Read More »

How do I destroy the hard drive of a computer?

Turn off the computer. Open the computer case by unscrewing both side doors with a Philips-head screwdriver. Unscrew the hard drive from both sides of the computer case. Disconnect the cables from... Read More »

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How is it best to destroy a hard drive ?

If you want to erase all the data on the hard drive, including your operating system, shut down and restart your computer. Press and hold F8 when your computer manufacturer's logo comes on and then... Read More »