Using the 1:5 HDD Cruiser
b. To perform a “Three Pass Overwrite”, scroll to “3 Pass” and press ENT.
This method will write one pass of 1’s, one pass of zeros, and one pass of
randomly generated data.
The next screen allows you to choose whether you wish to verify the
Use the arrow buttons to toggle between “On” and “Off”. Press ENT to
c. To perform a “Seven Pass Overwrite”, scroll to “7 Pass” and press ENT.
The following screen will be displayed.
This method will write over the entire capacity of the hard drives connected
to the 1:5 HDD Cruiser seven different times.
DoD 5220.22M is the Department of Defense document that discusses both
Three and Seven Pass Overwrite data wiping.
7 Pass 5220.22-M