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Old 06-25-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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BCWipe - how long does it take to finish the task?


Say you want to securely wipe free space on an 80 GB hard disk (assume 75% of disk space is free), on a 2 GHz Athlon machine. If you use BCWipe to wipe the free space, roughly how long would this take to run?

Is it hours, 10s of hours, days? Any ideas?
 
Old 06-25-2008, 05:47 PM   #2
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secure-delete is a wipe that I have used. It takes a few mins and is the best.
 
Old 06-25-2008, 05:56 PM   #3
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Yeah, secure delete is another option, but for some reason it doesn't install properly on my machine. Thinking of trying BCWipe now.
 
  


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