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Old 12-02-2012, 12:16 AM   #1
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Hi..Age is terrible as the memory keeps disappearing but I recall completely wiping a hard drive using a Windows floppy disk (Win95/98/ME boot Disk with Zap and Wipe out included on it) and then later a CD with the same files copied from the floppy on to it......

Now I have lost both the floppy and CD so I would like to have a USB FDD with the same files and boot to it to clean a hard drive.....BUT it raises some questions in my mind how I go about this ...
(1) Can I just copy all the files to the USB from the Win95/98/ME boot Disk and simply add the Zap and Wipe Out files.....and will the USB be bootable ??
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(2) Do I have to make the USB bootable first somehow and then add the files...

Any help will be gratefully received as soon as possible please as I urgently need to clean a drive...

I have attached a jpg of the files that I believe were on the original disk..if this actually helps..

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Never used either of those . . try Kill Disc . . the free version

How to erase hard drive by Active@ KillDisk? Low Level Format.

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Could also Ultimate Boot CD - Overview to boot into, format the drive, or the boot'n'nuke software.

There are a dozen programs that can whipe a disk. Insisting on using a specific one will only lead to confusion and frustration.
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