How to Permanently Erase Microsoft Office Documents?

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Ava

updated on 2020-04-29 to Data Erasure

Most of Windows users and Mac users use Microsoft Office documents on their computers. However, before they sell or donate a computer, they need to permanently erase the Microsoft Office documents to avoid data leakage. How to permanently erase Microsoft Office documents? Actually, it is not easy. When a user deletes all Microsoft Office documents, empty recycle bin or uninstall Microsoft Office software, format the hard drive where stores the Microsoft Office documents, the lost Microsoft Office documents still can be recovered by data recovery software.

If you also want to permanently erase Microsoft Office documents (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc), just read this article. We will show you an easy and safe solution to permanently erase Microsoft Office documents on Windows/Mac computer or shred Microsoft Office documents from external hard drive, USB flash drive, etc. Before you permanently erase your Microsoft Office documents, it is recommended to backup the Microsoft Office documents in case you need them in the future.

Easy solution to permanently erase Microsoft Office documents

TS DataWiper is a powerful and easy-to-use data erasure software. It is able to securely and permanently erase data from hard drive or external device. If you want to permanently erase Microsoft Office documents, just download and install it on your computer.

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1. Shred Microsoft Office documents.

If you only want to permanently erase some of Microsoft Office documents, just run TS DataWiper on your computer. You will see 4 tools. Just choose “Erase Files”. Then add Microsoft Office documents to the erasure list, you can permanently erase then by clicking on Erase Now button.

How to Permanently Erase Microsoft Office Documents

This is the best option to shred Microsoft Office documents. You can permanently delete Microsoft Office documents from local hard drive or external device with this data erasure tool.

2. Wipe all data including Microsoft Office documents on a hard drive.

Before you sell your computer, just uninstall the Microsoft Office software, then wipe all data including the Microsoft Office documents on the hard drive. Just choose tool “Erase Hard Drive”. Select the hard drive where the Microsoft Office documents are stored, and click on Erase Now button. All data on the hard drive including the Microsoft Office documents will be permanently erased.

How to Permanently Erase Microsoft Office Documents

3. Wipe deleted Microsoft Office documents.

“Erase Free Space” will help you permanently erase all already deleted files including deleted Microsoft Office documents on your hard drive. It will not erase the existing files on your hard drive.

How to Permanently Erase Microsoft Office Documents

TS DataWiper offers high-level data erasure standards including HMG Infosec Standard 5, Baseline; DOD 5220.22-M; U.S. Army AR380-19; Peter Gutmann's algorithm. It will securely and permanently erase Microsoft Office documents from any of your hard drive or digital device.

  • 100% safe, will not cause any damage to your hard drive or device.
  • Once the Microsoft Office documents are erased by TS DataWiper, the Microsoft Office documents will be lost forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.

If you want to shred Word, Excel files or other Microsoft Office documents, just download TS DataWiper on your computer. Then choose a tool to help you permanently erase Microsoft Office documents. There are many data recovery software can recover deleted and formatted data, so, you’d better permanently erase you sensitive data before you sell, donate or dispose old computer/digital device. TS DataWiper is a good option for data erasure: