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25 Feb 2010
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quickest way to wipe harddrive?

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if youve seen my other thread you will know that my 60gb ps3 shut its self off whilst playing heavy rain, its still working but im gonna trade it in while i still can, i need to wipe the harddrive before i do so, but i want to do it as fast as possible as i dont want it to stop turning on all together.

 

how long does the 'format ps3' option take to complete? 

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Re: quickest way to wipe harddrive?

quick format doesnt take long from what i remember, few mins maybe?
though im not sure on full format sorry
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Re: quickest way to wipe harddrive?

iirc full format is hours long.

I'd just do a quick one :smileyhappy:
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Re: quickest way to wipe harddrive?

... remove it from the machine and use a damp cloth?
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Re: quickest way to wipe harddrive?


DrTrouserPlank wrote:
... remove it from the machine and use a damp cloth?
Bet me to it!

 


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