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    Re: Disposing old hard drives

    I hear microwaves destroy them ... no that's the tv (don't do this at home...)

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    Re: Disposing old hard drives

    Quote Originally Posted by speardane View Post
    I hear microwaves destroy them ... no that's the tv (don't do this at home...)
    Putting one in a microwave oven would almost certainly destroy the electronics - but not necessarily the data recorded on the platters! (And it wouldn't do the microwave oven much good either )
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    Re: Disposing old hard drives

    Quote Originally Posted by speardane View Post
    I hear microwaves destroy them ... no that's the tv (don't do this at home...)
    Lightbulbs in microwave ovens FTW.

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