How do you use killdisk?

  Thomo1 10:46 23 Mar 2005

I have downloaded the bootable floppy disk from the website but i cannot get it to work. There is no executable in the folder.

Could somebody help me plz.

  Yoda Knight 10:53 23 Mar 2005

what is in the folder ?

  Thomo1 11:33 23 Mar 2005

$DUMP$, di1000dd, Kernel, license, SHSUCDX, UNERASER, USBASPI, ATAPICD, dos4gw, KILLDISK, manual, uneraser, uneraser.lic, USBCD.

When i click killdisk, the black DOS box comes up with a warning not to run under Windows platforms if u dont have full access to all hardware resources.
click any key to continue, then it dissapears.

I enter killdisk.exe into the cmd line and it says file path not recognised.

  Yoda Knight 11:42 23 Mar 2005

Have u tried openeing that manual file ? Use notepad.

Can u post the link to the site u got it from plse

  Thomo1 11:48 23 Mar 2005

yes opened manual, followed those instructions and cannot get it to work.

link: click here

  Yoda Knight 11:52 23 Mar 2005

click here for instructions on booting from floppy

  Thomo1 12:01 23 Mar 2005

ah hah i managed it but it will only let me eliminate the data on my floppy drive and not my HD.

It says the version only supports a 1 pass summat.

  Yoda Knight 15:16 23 Mar 2005

"1 pass" probably refers to the number of times the data is over written to destroy it (the more times, the more secure it is)

  TomJerry 15:27 23 Mar 2005

it will wipe everything from your HDD

download exe file click here, generate bootable floppy by run exe file

boot PV from floppy and it will wipe your HDD

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