zeroed out the hard drive twice

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by heavy2healthy, Mar 27, 2011.

  1. heavy2healthy macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2009
    I sold my macbook, I zeroed out the hd twice and then installed the os. Do I have worry about someone getting my old info? thx
  2. heavy2healthy thread starter macrumors regular

    Oct 19, 2009
    thanks :) I upgraded to the macbook pros microcenter had on sale for $899. Sold the macbook for $700 , Im a happy camper :)
  3. Bathplug macrumors 6502a

    Jul 12, 2010
    No they would have a hard time recovery your data and even if they did find the odd file it would be too damaged/corrupted for it to be of any use. I'd recommend just replacing the hard drive before you sell in the future because there cheap enough these days.

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