View Full Version : All zeros?

February 2nd, 2009, 17:28
I need to try to write all zero's to a Maxtor hard drive. There is a program avaliable from Seagate to do this, but it refuses to install on my computer. Does anybody know of some other way I can write all zero's to the hard drive? Another program, a way to do it in DOS......?

I think this *might* be how I can fix my hard drive that broke a while ago. I was recomended this, along with Seagate's program, and since then I've tried searching for programs to do this for a few weeks now, but no luck:faint:. I can't install the Seagate program because the only way that computer is able to load is Safe Mode, and an MSI installer isn't going to work like that....:help:

NOTE: to anybody who really cares, this is the program I already tried.
http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=95f0781e73d5d010VgnVCM100000dd 04090aRCRD&locale=en-US

February 2nd, 2009, 18:03
Winslow, this is the one I used to wipe the hard drive on my crashed computer.

February 3rd, 2009, 11:43
Thanks. That looks promising I'll give it a try:typing: