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Script to wipe a hard drive

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Does anyone have any idea how one would accomplish a script to wipe a hard drive in windows. If it's possible to do while in windows thats best or if thats not possible, to have it immediately reboot the pc and start the wipe after it POSTs. I work in IT and wiping hard drives is not always easy, we used to use DBAN on a floppy but that is not really feasible anymore. It would be so much easier to run a script, click a button and it's done. Any ideas are appreciated.

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

You mean running a script after POST, its ridiculous man!!

As for Windows, I wrote something like this before:

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You could try running this script from WinPE or something similar

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:bye: Hey there, was I helpful?

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My Current OS: Win8 PRO (64-bit); Current AutoIt Version: v3.3.8.1

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Skorn,

Not the sort of thing we want to discuss here. ;)

MKISH,

Please engage brain and look at the wider picture before offering help. :)

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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