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Re: PC disk wipe software

>>PC Tools has a wipe program that will either wipe individual files, or
>>wipe all unallocated diskspace. It also allows you to choose the level
>>of wipe (single overwrite, multiple, etc).

At 12:24 PM 10/9/95 -0400, Robert Hettinga wrote:
>There has been considerable discussion on the MCIP list about how most
>*Mac* programs that purport to do this, like Burn, for example, leave stuff
>over in disk blocks. My understanding is that this is not a trivial
>problem, and it occurs in MUSH-DOS as well....

I wrote the disk wipe program in PC Tools.  It really no kidding 
wipes stuff.

The only way they can recover the data is if they take a scanning tunneling
microscope the disk platter, and even then they could only recover small
random fragments.

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