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Friday, January 29, 2010

HEIDI ERASES YOUR TRACES

If you thought that erasing a file makes it go away forever, you are sadly mistaken. It’s still there on your hard drive until the day that your hard drive feels the need to overwrite that disk sector (but you've got no guarantee that day will ever come). Therefore, you should make sure that a hard drive you are selling / donating / recycling has been completely overwritten before saying goodbye. There are a number of ways to “zero out” a hard drive-- Heidi is a free alternative:

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