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Offline jayj200

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Re: Old computer what to do?
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2015, 11:08:36 PM »
one magnet will destroy that drive. yes

burn 3 or4 Cd's DVDs distribute them to family and a safe, you are good to go

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Re: Old computer what to do?
« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2015, 12:55:45 AM »
Nope.  If you want to ensure the magnetic domains on a HDD are not readable, then you use an alternating magnetic field to erase it.  If you want the NSA (and Obama) to learn all your HHO secrets (and other secrets) , then go ahead and use the magnet.  :cool:


I hope Dallas has a small family because he isn't going to be able to store very many photos on your old CD technology.  A CD can only hold 700 MB of data.  A modern digital camera is going to consume 10MB+ of storage space per photo.  So Dallas is only going to be able to store 70 photos on your CDs.

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Re: Old computer what to do?
« Reply #22 on: January 19, 2015, 07:07:51 PM »
ya always only read what ya want.
I said CD or DVDs

 

anything