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Raptor Question

Jul 25, 2008
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I have a WD Raptor That I am looking to sell. It has an old install of win 7 on it, that has some driver errors. How do I clean it up to sell. It is not installed in a pc right now.
Jun 2, 2009
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Oct 12, 2008
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Western Digital has a zero write utility on their website that is perfect for this. I don't remember what it was called but you can find it easily if you look for it. I will try and find the link.

This is the Raptor I have but it will work with any drive.
It is included in their Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows and DOS

WRITE ZEROS TO DRIVE - The Write Zeros option, wipes all data off your drive. This option used when your data is no longer usable or recoverable. If you no longer need any data from your drive and would like to start over, run this option to set your drive to an as new condition. NOTE: Please make sure that you have selected the correct drive to perform this function on as once ran, no data will be recoverable.