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Re: Destroying Data

>	Consider also the technique used in the Norton Utilities
>	program "Diskwipe" which takes a /g switch which "Follows
>	certain government rules for wiping". I can't find the manual
>	but I think it specifies how many repetitions are used and
>	different values to write in each. 

	The Norton Utilities Wipedisk /g does three passes writing  
1's and then 0's, it follows this with the hex 'FF'.  This shoud  
pretty much remove any residual traces of the data previously held on  
the disk.