Re: erase disk
- Another way to do it is to write 'junk files' until the linkstation is
full then do a format. Repeat a few times.....
--- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "musikgoat"
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "sueio" <paul@> wrote:
> > Is there a way to completely erase a disk in a stock linkstation so
> > sensitive data can never be retrieved?
> You've answered your own question below.
> > I image one way is to remove the disk drive and do a low-level format
> > via a PC; however, I would like to be able to do the erase without
> > removing the hard drive.
> Unfortunately, that will be the only way to securely erase your data.
> The stock unit doesn't come with any better formatting abilities.
> There are some pictures available that show you where the screws are
> located on the Linkstation.
> Keep in mind, if you plan on using the device, you only want to
> format partition hda3, You will notice when you mount it to your PC
> that there will be 4 sections, the third being the largest. Only
> format that partition. The other partitions are for the OS of the
> linkstation to run.
> Good Luck