good free tool for wipe drive on windows

does anyone know any good free tool which wipes the HDD. My OS is WindowsXP SP3.
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Neil RussellTechnical Development LeadCommented:
If you REALLY want to erase everything then read here

Secure erase is as good as it gets for free. And THEN afterwards reinstall windows.

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I prefer DBan to securely erase HD's. You'll find that tool included on the UBCD:

I also use DBAN ( to wipe ANY HDD.
I prefer take no risks. It's perfect when you donate a computer.
And because it's a small download (10MB) I prefer to create a boot thumbdrive (a 64MB old will do!) using a tool like these:

This way you can have a thumbdrive ready to wipe any HDD anytime!

Good luck and happy new year.

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It has tool for drive/disk wipe with multiple pass
One more:

Active @ KillDisk

Also on the Ultimate Boot CD. Or get it here:
most disk manufacturers have a wiping toll in their diag nostics :      
dedriAuthor Commented:
thank you to all for your comments
Thanks for the grade. Good luck.
Thank you much.    : )
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