Re: A Little Help With Disk Cleaning/security
From: David H. Lipman (DLipman~nospam~_at_Verizon.Net)
Date: Wed, 07 Sep 2005 18:25:09 GMT
From: "Slick32" <Slick32@Someware.Com>
| Some time ago, Norton had a routine that would wipe the unused portion of
| your hard drive to government standards (those areas that are not occupied
| by current valid files).
| Is there any such software available. Just want to secure the
| unused/unoccupied portion of my hard drive
Norton/Symantec Gdisk.exe can wipe a hard disk but only the entire hard disk.
I don't know of a Gov't. specification to "...wipe the unused portion of your hard drive
I think you need to be more concerned the actual data on a drive rather than the unused area
of said drive.