What is a good way to physically destroy an old hard drive?

Answer I'm going to go the extra mile, first destroy any data on the hard drive by wiping it with a utility, I like Eraser 5.7,… some have said burning it, sadly... Read More »

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Where can i go to physically destroy a hard drive?

Why not just reformat it, and take it outside and beat it with a sledgehammer? (make sure to wear eye protection and gloves!)Reformating it alone will not entirely remove the information! If someon... Read More »

What is the best way to physically destroy an old hard drive?

After removing the hard drive from the case get a hack saw and just start sawing away. Then when you have the hard drive in several pieces put them in the trash at different times. That way no on... Read More »

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 »

How to Destroy a Hard Drive?

Sometimes, erasing a hard drive simply will not do. In these cases, you must obliterate the object in question.