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    The 7 Most Satisfying Ways To Destroy A Hard Drive

    Some people destroy their hard drives when they’re done with them. Fun people get creative about it.

    7. Smash

    6. Puncture

    5. Shred

    4. Shoot

    3. Burn

    2. Torch

    1. Thermite

    Dangers abound, self-inflicted or otherwise, that threaten your data. Check out Acronis' blog for the latest on how to keep your digital life safe and sound. (And while the hardware destruction methods above might be a ton of fun, be sure to properly recycle your old hard drives.)