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Old January 29, 2013, 07:47 AM
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It will clear the files, what it won't do is secure the files so that they can't be recovered.

You can also go Control panel / Adminstrative Tools / Computer Management / Storage / Disk Management and then from there delete the partition on the HDD and then recreate it. Once you've done that you can reformat it.
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