Permanently Erase Data from External Hard Drive

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Ava

updated on 2020-01-22 to Data Erasure

Is there any way to permanently erase data from external hard drive so that the data in the external hard drive can’t be recovered by data recovery software? Yes, there are many data erasure solutions for external hard drive. The easiest way to erase data from external hard drive is data erasure software.

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Download external hard drive data erasure software

Data erasure software can help you securely and permanently erase data from external hard drive and 100% avoid data recovery. TS DataWiper is a powerful data erasure software. It can help you:

  • Permanently erase data from external hard drive on Windows PC.
  • Permanently erase data from external hard drive on Mac.
  • Permanently erase data from damaged or inaccessible external hard drive.
  • Re-build file system on damaged/crashed external hard drive.
  • Erase data from portable HDD/SSD without causing any damage.

TS DataWiper offers military data erasure standards, such as HMG Infosec Standard 5, Baseline; DOD 5220.22-M; U.S. Army AR380-19; Peter Gutmann's algorithm. Once the data is erased from your external hard drive, the erased data is gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.

Before you sell, donate, give away or lend your external hard drive to other people, you can use TS DataWiper to permanently erase your sensitive data.

Three options to erase data from external hard drive

TS DataWiper is a trusted data eraser software. It offers 100% safe data erasure methods to help you securely and permanently erase data from external hard drive. Here are three main options.

Option 1: Selectively erase files/folders from external hard drive.

Add files/folders from external hard drive to erasure list, then click on Erase Now button to permanently erase the selected files and folders from your external hard drive.

permanently erase data on external hard drive

Option 2: Wipe entire external hard drive.

This mode will help you wipe an entire external hard drive. All data on the external hard drive will be permanently erased.

permanently erase data on external hard drive

Option 3: Erase deleted data on external hard drive.

Erase free disk space of external hard drive to permanently erase all already deleted/lost data on your external hard drive. It will not erase the existing data on your external hard drive.

permanently erase data on external hard drive

Please note that:

  • Once the data on the external hard drive is erased by TS DataWiper, there is no way to recover the erased data. So, please make a backup before you erase your data.
  • TS DataWiper is able to wipe all types of external hard drive including SSD, HDD, pen drive, etc.
  • Don’t use your external hard drive when you are erase data from it.

TS DataWiper is 100% safe data erasure software. It will never cause any physical damage to your external hard drive. After erasure, you also can run a data recovery program to scan your external hard drive, you will find your erased data is gone forever, can’t be found by any data recovery software.

This powerful data erasure software also can help you repair damaged external hard drive. Just try disk repair tool to help you fix logical issue and rebuild file system on your external hard drive.

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TS DataWiper is able to permanently erase data from computer, portable disk drive, memory card, USB flash drive and digital camera, etc. Download TS DataWiper here: