You may sometime need to sell your PC or you may even have to handover you laptop to someone else. At that time its very risk that your data may be recovered by others. So here is the process which will completely wipe out or erase your data from the device so that no one can recover it later.
Wipe out the Drive with Darik’s Boot and Nuke
Darik’s Boot and Nuke CD is the easiest way for permanently and totally destroy every bit of data from the hard drive so that nobody will be able to recover a thing after doing that.
- Download Darik’s boot and nuke ISO
- Burn it to the CD
Once you burn the CD insert it into the CD rom and boot the PC from CD. Once you boot you will see a menu. Ignore everything there and type:
And now your disk will securely wiped.
Once it’s done, you can remove the CD. Then you can either pack the PC up to sell, re-install Windows or any other OS.