It is believed that most computer users have the experience of storing private data in computer hard disk. Then what should we do if those important private data are not useful anymore? Possibly most users have the same answer: use "Delete" to remove those data (as the right picture shows) to prevent others from spying on the data. Undeniably, the method is able to prohibit common users from seeing the important private data, but for the computer professional who specializes in hard disk data recovery, snooping around the important data deleted through "Delete" command is as easy as turning his hand over. In this era when data recovery software is omnipresent, how to keep important data from leaking is one of the problems all users are concerned about. Then how to prevent the deleted important data from being stolen? We can make it easy by using hard disk wipe tool to wipe the deleted data thoroughly, so the wiped data can not be recovered, thus avoiding data leak.
Hard disk wipe tool
Hard disk wipe tool is a kind of computer software specially used to wipe hard disk and partition. The most popular data overwriting method is adopted to fill the disk that will be wiped with appointed data or random data, to obtain the goal of overwriting all data in the disk. As known to all, overwritten data in hard disk are hard to recover completely. If being overwritten many times, the data can be recovered completely by no data recovery technology at present, so taking advantage of hard disk wipe tools to wipe hard disk is a popularized method for resisting the leak of deleted important data and is used widely by confidential departments of government, large enterprises and companies.
Wipe disk with hard disk wipe tool
We ought to choose a hard disk wipe tool with powerful wiping functions and simple operations to wipe disk data thoroughly to warrant that the private data will not leak, and the hard disk wipe software MiniTool Drive Wipe is suggested. This hard disk wiping tool has mighty wiping functions and is able to wipe hard disk and wipe a partition. Please visit its official website http://www.minitool-drivewipe.com/ to download and install MiniTool Drive Wipe. Then launch this hard disk wipe software and we'll see the following interface.
Click "Wipe Disk" function module to wipe hard disk and the following interface will appear.
In this interface, select the disk that will be wiped and click "Next>".
In this interface, five wiping methods are provided. Choose the most suitable wiping method according to the actual demands to wipe disk. Here, we will choose the first one that is quickest and then click "Finish". We'll see the following interface.
In this interface, confirm the wiping operation and click "Yes". Then the hard disk software will wipe hard disk automatically.
Note: wiping disk will cause all data in the disk to be lost, so users should be very cautious. It is suggested to copy data to a safe location in advance and then wipe disk.
If important data are stored in your computer, just install a hard disk tool to your computer to prevent the important data from leaking. When those important data is useless, wipe them from hard disk.