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

Answer 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 »

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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 a good way to physically destroy an old hard drive?

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 »

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 »

What is the best way to destroy a used hard drive?

Put a bullet through it. I did that once.I had a hard drive crash and lost a lot of important data. I took the hard drive out to a firing range and put a few bullets into it.I guarentee you, that ... Read More »