1 physical C drive with 3 partitions. Can i secure erase partitions 1&2 but leave 3 untouched?

johnatanasoff

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#1
Say i have 1 physical C drive with 3 partitions:

1) System Reserved
2) Boot (Where Windows lives)
3) Lubuntu

Then i have a bad BSOD!
I boot, and on Grub i choose Lubuntu.

Can i secure erase partitions 1&2 but leave 3 untouched?
3 is rescue & fix partition!


If secure erase, wipes the whole drive, what other method can i use to wipe partitions 1&2 only!?
 


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nmsuk

Windows Forum Admin
Staff member
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#2
You could use diskpart or download gparted and use that.
 


johnatanasoff

Well-Known Member
#3
You could use diskpart or download gparted and use that.
Duh!

Gparted (as it's for linux) of course! I usually use secure erase because it's recommended, but Gparted should also be secure and will do exactly what i want
 


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