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So before I take out my old HD I want to make it so that there is no information left on the HD after I take it out. I googled it and it something about Zeroing out the HD?
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So before I take out my old HD I want to make it so that there is no information left on the HD after I take it out. I googled it and it something about Zeroing out the HD?
- open disk utility in the Utilities folder
- choose the HD you want to erase
- click on the "erase" tab
- then click on the "erase free space" button
- then choose zero out deleted files (1 pass), 3 pass, or 7 pass erase

Hope this helps,

- Nick
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