WikiWirral Online with you since 2003, fantastic.
Forum Stats
12247 Members
65 Forums
72885 Topics
982487 Posts
82 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
76 registered (11kendo, 13 invisible), 1671 Guests and 303 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Incident at Westminster 875
What happened to Tranmere car bootie? 629
Martin Mcguinness dies 627
Alloys refurb and colour change. The Wheel Deal. 503
File too large 446
Council tax bill for this year 2017 445
British troops to Estonia 375
Offset number plates 353
Has anyone fished 346
1882 Plan of the borough of Birkenhead and Wards 323
New General Forums
Mannequin Challenge AKA MRI Scan
by fish5133
11:20 AM
Surely the most honest add.....
by buddy
20th Mar 2017 5:43pm
Happy Birthday DIZDAZDOZ
by snowhite
19th Mar 2017 4:24pm
My old friend the fox
by Dilly
18th Mar 2017 11:15am
New Wirral History
William Bernard's building, Birkenhead
by yoller
20th Mar 2017 4:27pm
1882 Plan of the borough of Birkenhead and Wards
by Dave_Wood
19th Mar 2017 11:57am
New Brighton Coop
by Mike_White
9th Mar 2017 12:48pm
Tranmere High School for Girls 1882 Chesnut Grove
by sarah708
6th Mar 2017 8:23pm
Whetstone Lane, Birkenhead
by MoretonExpat
6th Mar 2017 8:04am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Birkenhead Transport Museum 24th Feb 2017
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Topic Replies
I am having a clear out!
by jeffrey
1 minute 13 seconds ago
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again?
by fish5133
36 minutes 2 seconds ago
Incident at Westminster
by diggingdeeper
47 minutes 10 seconds ago
White Hyundai I30, 2011 plate For sale, 1.4 petrol
by goodoldphil
Today at 06:24 PM
What song are you listening to?
by starakita
Today at 02:56 PM
Offset number plates
by Gibbo
Today at 09:57 AM
'March' Photo Competition.
by fish5133
Yesterday at 08:53 PM
706 Plough Inn 25and 27 Breck Road Wallasey
by tigertiger1953
Yesterday at 04:25 PM
What are you eating today?
by Dilly
Yesterday at 01:44 PM
March
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Lee and Cragg Quarries - Bacup
by Mark
07:43 AM
Rufford Old Hall
by diggingdeeper
13th Mar 2017 9:58am
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#671005 - 27th Feb 2012 8:55pm Toshiba notebook wiping
mikroc Offline
Wise One

Registered: 28th Dec 2011
Posts: 796
Loc: Out an about
Hi what's the quickest way to wipe it clean I don't Want to keep anything on it jus want it empty like new thanks
_________________________
If he dies he dies

Top
Digital Wirral : Advertising
Click me for more Information......


Looking for a Service / Tradesman? Look in our Local Business Directory. Click Me
#671006 - 27th Feb 2012 8:59pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
CrocodileDundee
Unregistered


Format the HDD with the Windows disc that came with it.

Top
#671008 - 27th Feb 2012 9:02pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
mikroc Offline
Wise One

Registered: 28th Dec 2011
Posts: 796
Loc: Out an about
Ain't got 1
_________________________
If he dies he dies

Top
#671013 - 27th Feb 2012 9:10pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
CrocodileDundee
Unregistered


How did Windows get installed in the first place?

Top
#671014 - 27th Feb 2012 9:11pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
ex0__ Offline
Forum Addict

Registered: 25th Apr 2011
Posts: 1337
Loc: 1337
Easy enough:

reboot it
hammer f8 till the menu list comes up
choose safe mode with command prompt
select windows installation (1)
type format c: /y
_________________________
-----
1337

Top
#671017 - 27th Feb 2012 9:15pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
Raven61 Offline
Old Hand

Registered: 14th Jan 2012
Posts: 364
Loc: Wallasey
Create a recovery disc, See this link.

http://aps2.toshiba-tro.de/kb0/HTD7C02140000R01.htm

Top
#671018 - 27th Feb 2012 9:21pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
CrocodileDundee
Unregistered


Typing format c: at the command prompt will do it every time, first PC mistake I ever made 18 years ago.

Top
#671021 - 27th Feb 2012 9:46pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
TheDr Offline
Forum Master

Registered: 23rd Feb 2010
Posts: 2631
Loc: Wirral
Do you want it wiping or wiping so that nothing can ever be recovered from what is now on it.

I use KillDisk, just download the program, burn a disc (or copy to USB pen), boot from it and follow the prompts, formatted, wiped, and they're not pulling anything back.

Top
#671025 - 27th Feb 2012 9:54pm Re: Toshiba notebook wiping [Re: mikroc]
mikroc Offline
Wise One

Registered: 28th Dec 2011
Posts: 796
Loc: Out an about
Thanks
_________________________
If he dies he dies

Top

Moderator:  Mark 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again?
by Habdab
10:25 AM
Offset number plates
by venice
01:24 AM
What does this all mean?
by venice
22nd Mar 2017 12:20pm
black contiboard locally?
by fish5133
21st Mar 2017 9:30pm
Port Sunlight
by alan128
21st Mar 2017 10:09am
For Sale & Free
White Hyundai I30, 2011 plate For sale, 1.4 petrol
by goodoldphil
06:24 PM
I am having a clear out!
by TheComputerLab
04:01 PM
Genuine Canada Goose Men's Chilliwack Jacket - L
by Liverpooltiger
01:14 PM
Nail Varnish Stands X 2 (holds 50 in each one)
by j_demo
20th Mar 2017 5:49pm
Ipad
by madrob
19th Mar 2017 5:15pm
Featured Member
Registered: 31st Dec 2008
Posts: 578
Newest Members
Monkeyboyliam121, andreap, LairdLad, HollandGj, petaann
12247 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again?
by Habdab
10:25 AM
What does this all mean?
by venice
22nd Mar 2017 12:20pm
black contiboard locally?
by fish5133
21st Mar 2017 9:30pm
Port Sunlight
by alan128
21st Mar 2017 10:09am
Council tax bill for this year 2017
by keef666
20th Mar 2017 10:25pm
News : New Topics
Incident at Westminster
by granny
22nd Mar 2017 3:40pm
Martin Mcguinness dies
by Dilly
21st Mar 2017 9:29am
British troops to Estonia
by fish5133
18th Mar 2017 8:16am
Unusual Phone calls
by granny
16th Mar 2017 3:53pm
Thanks
by Christinerowland
14th Mar 2017 8:11pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Offset number plates
by venice
01:24 AM
File too large
by Dilly
20th Mar 2017 10:41am
ford focus 1.6 t reg rattling
by Little_B
19th Mar 2017 11:02pm
Alloys refurb and colour change. The Wheel Deal.
by TheComputerLab
18th Mar 2017 9:17am
Has anyone fished
by Habdab
17th Mar 2017 8:43pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Has Talktalk been hacked yet again? 94
Mannequin Challenge AKA MRI Scan 16
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 6:02am
Sunset Fri 6:33pm
Local Time Fri 8:06pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me