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Hard Drive is Not Recognized by Windows Installation CD

This is usually caused by the Windows Installation CD that you are trying to run. After running WipeDrive, the hard drive is completely empty - with no trace of any piece of the old OS on the drive. Most CD's that ship from the manufacturer will simply be an "upgrade", "repair", or "re-installation" CD. You will need…

Why am I asked for shipping information during checkout?

When you add the software to your online shopping cart, it will ask you if you want to add the additional physical USB to your order. If you do not want the physical USB, but you are asked to enter a shipping address, go back and double check that you did not select the option to have a USB shipped to you. If you are…

CD Won't Eject

When using WipeDrive, you may be unable to eject the CD using the CD-eject button on your computer. This is normal, and prevents ejecting the CD while a wipe is in progress, which could lead to a [**locked hard drive**][1]. If the hard drive has been wiped successfully, or you haven't yet started the wipe process, an…

Create a Windows 8.1 Recovery Disc

To create new recovery media for Windows 8.1, please visit [http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/create-reset-refresh-media][1] Please note that you will need the product key to install the software. * Click on “Create Media”. * Once the download has completed, run the software either from the download …

How to Burn WipeDrive to a CD/DVD

**Windows 7** 1) Insert a writable CD/DVD into your disc burner. 2) Find the ISO file on your computer, then right-click it and select "Open With..." _(If not using Windows 7, you will need to find an appropriate "Disc Image Burner" that works on your system. Many are free and can be found online. We can recommend…

How to use WipeDrive Home (Bootable CD/USB Method)

_**A note before we begin:**_ _- The instructions below will cover how to use WipeDrive Home using the bootable CD/USB method. If you are trying to run the Windows Executable file inside Windows, please check [**this article**][1]._ ____________________________________________________________________________ **How …

Boot from CD on Windows 8 (UEFI)

**Please note: These instructions were tested on an HP model PC running Windows 8. The following steps will vary depending on your PC manufacturer, model, and your build of Windows (8, 8.1, etc).** Step 1) Inside Windows 8, navigate to the Charms Bar hidden to the right of the screen. Step 2) Select Settings, then…

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