hard zeroing software

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never thought i would be asking for advice for software to zero my hard drives but here it is. Anyone know of a kind of speedy program to zero my 3TB hard drive? i just got my first SSD and i want to make sure i am starting clean but the program i normally used says it will take 4 days to finish...
 

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Zero filling a large drive will take a lot of time. Not sure 4 days, but it will take it time to make sure there is a 0 at every bit. I agree with RGD, just format and go.
 

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Zero filling a large drive will take a lot of time. Not sure 4 days, but it will take it time to make sure there is a 0 at every bit. I agree with RGD, just format and go.
 
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