How to Destroy a Hard Drive in a Computer?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How can I destroy totally a COMPUTER hard drive?

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.

If you can't turn on an old computer, how can you destroy the info on the hard drive before throwing it away"?

How can I destroy a hard drive?

Hi there:I read all the answers posted earlier, and the suggestions, to put on garbage data and viruses, and burn, shoot, dump in the river, hammer, are a waste of a totally good harddrive. There w... Read More »