Wipe Any PC in 2 Minutes! - Redkey USB

  • Published: 17 February 2019
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    We investigate a USB key that claims to irreversibly destroy data.

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Comments • 5 959

  • Calamity
    Calamity  8 hours back

    Wait wait wait a second. A simple disc format that takes seconds wont do?

    • ulaganathan lake
      ulaganathan lake  22 hours back

      activate windows Mr linus

      • Spam Man Chan
        Spam Man Chan  1 days back

        if you have a mac they have this exact utility built in so you can raid or wipe any drive you select to military or better standards with a maximum of 100 passes, keep in mind the last mac I used was the MAC HD back in my video editing days in School.

        • Chris Mugea
          Chris Mugea  4 days back

          That line, the irony of the voice crack, the acknowledging of the voice crack followed by "dammit" is the funniest shit I've heard lately. I was in tears lol

          • 19Ninja88
            19Ninja88  4 days back

            Just use a usb key with windows on it and format all the drives in the pre-install stage. Takes less than a minute. It's not as secure though and files could be recovered by using some software. But the average Joe would not have a clue about how to do that.

            • Monro Oswold
              Monro Oswold  5 days back

              Man that guy helping Linus has a fat ass belly for a person that age. 🤮

              • EPICGAMER
                EPICGAMER  5 days back

                Nudes 1:12

                • George Blasco
                  George Blasco  6 days back

                  I just got one and they have a site up.

                  • Snecc Eyes
                    Snecc Eyes  6 days back

                    Still not on the level on how fast my small bro can wipe up my whole pc in nano seconds

                    • HumorDash
                      HumorDash  1 weeks back

                      best podcast that I know of in greatest to least greatest personal opinion (top 5)
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                      • Sanskar Agarwal
                        Sanskar Agarwal  1 weeks back

                        Use revo uninstaller

                        • J W
                          J W  1 weeks back

                          Hammer to drive.

                          • Ramesh Sethi
                            Ramesh Sethi  2 weeks back

                            what kind of a software is good for duplicates photos and videos, can you please give me a hint?

                            • Alex Mari
                              Alex Mari  2 weeks back


                              • punkalert1
                                punkalert1  2 weeks back

                                Linux, easy as: *dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda*

                                • ben dover
                                  ben dover  2 weeks back

                                  # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX ??

                                  • Orion MA
                                    Orion MA  2 weeks back

                                    6:47 Or you could just click on start now ( top left ) .

                                    • OmegaRed
                                      OmegaRed  2 weeks back

                                      You can made a video of comparison of redkey and darik's boot & nuke? I want to know differences

                                      • Kevin Gates
                                        Kevin Gates  3 weeks back

                                        I wonder if this is what Hilary Clinton used to delete her data.......

                                        • MuchozolF
                                          MuchozolF  3 weeks back

                                          Elliot wipe is better anyway. Just rip all the storage out of your PC and put it in a microwave.

                                          • Peter Pan
                                            Peter Pan  3 weeks back

                                            turning the drive into dust against a beltsander usualy works much quicker and 100% sure :-)

                                            • LoL Gamer
                                              LoL Gamer  3 weeks back

                                              yeah for that nudes hes gonna kneed goverment standard

                                              • Amanullah
                                                Amanullah  3 weeks back

                                                it wipes bitlocker disk to?

                                                • Max Lindner
                                                  Max Lindner  4 weeks back

                                                  I used to work in a water jet cutting company, where we occasionally cut old hdd's from our IT department into pieces.

                                                  Even that was faster than the method shown in this video ;)

                                                  • Max Lindner
                                                    Max Lindner  4 weeks back

                                                    Set up i.e. Kali on a 4gb usb stick ;
                                                    wait 5-10 minutes;
                                                    boot live into Kali;
                                                    type "shred -vfz -n 5 /dev/sdX" into terminal;
                                                    You're done! (for free)

                                                    • Richard Samuelson
                                                      Richard Samuelson  4 weeks back

                                                      1:50 Yeah, that's just butt-ugly. I've never understood the appeal of unnecessary RGB lighting, personally; it's a hideous and pointless addition. White backlight on keyboards is fine, but colour? No thank you. Any kind of light on other components? No way.

                                                      • János Séley
                                                        János Séley  4 weeks back

                                                        Poor SSDs

                                                        • prior-law
                                                          prior-law  4 weeks back

                                                          get a big ass magnet

                                                          • Autumn Contingency
                                                            Autumn Contingency  4 weeks back

                                                            9:19 hm he plays halo custom edition, sweet

                                                            • The Spreeman
                                                              The Spreeman  4 weeks back

                                                              I like this. Old software on new tech. I used to have to wipe drives like this whilst working in Aus govt back in the mid 90's. They would not even let a HD out of their sights. Unless it had a defence wipe with at least 3-4 passes. Then they were destroyed. But difference. USB's were just starting to make an appearance. Floppys were the go. So this brings back memories.

                                                              • Stefan Schmutz
                                                                Stefan Schmutz  4 weeks back

                                                                select disk X
                                                                clean all

                                                                • Neko
                                                                  Neko  4 weeks back

                                                                  'member MS-DOS on school PCs?


                                                                  • AgentCorgi
                                                                    AgentCorgi  4 weeks back

                                                                    Just take a sharpie and write 0 on the hard drive and boom, fucking wiped

                                                                    • Makulax
                                                                      Makulax  4 weeks back

                                                                      Nice point there. I just throw the harddrive into mount doom...

                                                                      • Makulax
                                                                        Makulax  4 weeks back

                                                                        There are actually readymade images that you can use that do the exact same thing as that blushing red drive you hold... Just have a look see...

                                                                    • candy
                                                                      candy  4 weeks back

                                                                      Me: Why would you want to wipe a disk?
                                                                      Linus: *Shows encrypted nude folder*
                                                                      Me: Ah...

                                                                      • Apple Facts
                                                                        Apple Facts  4 weeks back

                                                                        Video “how to wipe any pc in 2 mins”
                                                                        12 minute video

                                                                        • Happy Hollerz the Sequel

                                                                          Or just quit buying everything cuz you got a tomb with loot an we don't why is loading So slow etc. huh shit I can pee quicker then your load screen while I get hijCkad by my neighbor at my cords. I'll keeps shhhh. Hi

                                                                        • ItsDavidTubeHD
                                                                          ItsDavidTubeHD  4 weeks back

                                                                          *n u d e s* *e.e*

                                                                          • MarksKicksOnRoute66 Movin' Mark

                                                                            Recently discovered you and love your channel. You seem really cool. Have a question...what brand of jeans do you wear?

                                                                            • S E.
                                                                              S E.  4 weeks back

                                                                              Guys, you are trying to recover data from ssd that even not possible easily.

                                                                              • BlazedFire
                                                                                BlazedFire  4 weeks back

                                                                                What about DBAN (Darik's Boot and Nuke)?

                                                                                • Jot Autopro
                                                                                  Jot Autopro  4 weeks back

                                                                                  The USB Malicious script's new name is Wipeware Malware.exe
                                                                                  Like if YOU AGREE.

                                                                                  • Konnor Reynolds
                                                                                    Konnor Reynolds  1 months back

                                                                                    i made a usb drive to completely erase all data on my drives and installed windows with it too
                                                                                    the windows install usb boot is free and you can format the drives as well

                                                                                    • Wille Thpsom
                                                                                      Wille Thpsom  1 months back

                                                                                      Ihave tried the recovery tool from ccleaner, There recovery did not find my files. But other recovery softwares itried did. Like mini tool data recovery. And ease us recovery wizard and wondershare data recovery😊, even if afile is corrupt you can compare the beginning of the data on a working file. And copy and paste the beginning in the corrupt and rebuild 😁,

                                                                                      • Dalton Hendrix
                                                                                        Dalton Hendrix  1 months back

                                                                                        What ever happened to the good ole boot n nuke program?

                                                                                        • Bog dahn
                                                                                          Bog dahn  1 months back

                                                                                          You cant wipe any disk in 2minutes, this is absurd..

                                                                                          • Spektrym
                                                                                            Spektrym  1 months back

                                                                                            /clear @p

                                                                                            • Михаил Агарков

                                                                                              You forgot about File Shredder, this free program can fully wipe any file/folder

                                                                                              • Onion Jones
                                                                                                Onion Jones  1 months back

                                                                                                They want to wipe drives not individual folders