Yeah, you probably can if you dig around enough.--Matt.
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On 10/14/2018 11:52 AM, cheez wrote:
Matthew, you are dating yourself my friend.ï¿½ LOL.
3.5 floppies.ï¿½ I don't 'think you can get a drive for those things anymore, can you?
I have a few floppies that I'd like to copy onto my hard drive, but I don't know if external 3.5's exist.
Not to start an off topic here, but do you remember the died-before-they-got-off-the-table 2.88 floppies?
Just like the Digital Cassettes they never stood a chance.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Matthew Chao" <email@example.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 14, 2018 5:30 AM
Subject: Re: [jaws-users] Need help wiping out a laptop
Hi, Jeff.ï¿½ DBAN can be obtained for free from www.dban.org (I think). Been a while since I downloaded a copy.ï¿½ Otherwise, Google it, and you should find it.ï¿½ You will need some sighted assistance at boot-up; you need to burn a CD and copy files to it, or use a floppy 3.5-inch.ï¿½ I did this with two computers I needed to dispose of, and even the operating system went away.ï¿½ Good stuff.ï¿½ Cleans according to military/DOD specs.--Matthew Chao
On 10/14/2018 2:47 AM, Audiobookfan wrote:
What is DBAN and where can one get it? I have a couple of old laptops that I want to retire and dispose of, but I want to be sure all personal data has been removed from them. Both laptops run Vista.
Can I accomplish this data cleansing without sighted assistance using JAWS?
On 10/13/2018 6:01 PM, Matthew Chao wrote:
Well, if you were wiping it out for disposal, DBAN would be the way to go.ï¿½ But since you don't want to wipe out the operating system, it's more involved.ï¿½ What exaqctly do you need to get rid of?--Matthew Chao
On 10/13/2018 8:45 PM, TheHangMan wrote:
Like the subject says, I need to set up this other laptop like some what new again and have it as a backup laptop.
Once, I install jaws the rest is no worries!
But, Iï¿½m not sure on how to completely wipe it out correctly cause jaws is not working?
Iï¿½m also trying to avoid aï¿½ trip to best buy geek squad.
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