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PC Pro’s Top 10 Hard Disk Destruction Methods

Posted in Tech with tags , , on August 26, 2009 by The Quintessential Geek

Whether you need to permanently destroy your pron collection before your spouse finds out, or if you just want to see what happens when an electromagnet meets digital date, this article is for you.  PC Pro reviews the top 10 ways to destroy a hard disk drive.

Another solution inspired by electricity was far simpler: use a drill. While it may not have the physics kudos of an electromagnet, there’s no denying that drilling through a hard disk would be deeply satisfying – and a very efficient method for erasing your data.”

[via PC Pro]