removing a file with hyphens asmith9983 at
Thu Jun 14 13:13:30 BST 2007

Hi Simon
I've a 200Gb Maxtor that died, and I wanted to look to see if it had scraped 
the oxide, but I didn't have a Torx small enough.  What size did you use ?


On Tue, 12 Jun 2007, Simon Burr wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 11:22:00AM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> It's usually cheaper to send it to yourself via Citylink for destruction,
>> and then again via Parcelforce for disposal.
> That is one way, yes. Personally I find it more fun to break out the Torx
> bits, sledge hammer and blowtorch to perform the destruction myself.
> It also means I end up with a stack of heat treated HDD platters which I can
> turn into wind chimes or hang up near computers with a sign "It mis-behaved".

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