Users who prefer to serf the internet to watch the news may have noticed that data leak event has happened to many enterprises this year. Part are caused by confidentiality leak from internal staff of enterprises, and most are due to the neglected management of the enterprise, resulting from the fact that they haven't wiped disk storing important data. So we ought to learn from this mistake. After transferring important data, we should wipe the original storage device thoroughly. Perhaps many users feel curious because they think deleting disk data is enough after transferring data. If this operation is not safe enough, we can format the storage device so that the network criminals are unable to find the data. Is it really so simple? No. Along with the unceasing development of computer software, lots of software development companies have developed a kind of software earmarked for data recovery and the criminals could use the software to recover deleted data. Thus, when deleting important data, we also need to perform disk wipe operation. And the free disk wipe software MiniTool Drive Wipe is recommended, facilitating disk wipe operation.
Wipe disk with MiniTool Drive Wipe
Maybe many computer users have not performed disk wipe operation, so we'll demonstrate how to wipe disk with MiniTool Drive Wipe.
To wipe disk with MiniTool Drive Wipe, we should visit the official website http://www.minitool-drivewipe.com to download and install the disk wipe software to the computer. After finishing operation, launch the software and we will see the following interface.
This is the main interface of the disk wipe software, from which we can see two modules for wiping data. We should click "Wipe Disk" function module to wipe disk and the following interface will be shown.
In this interface, we can see all computer disks. Select the one that will be wiped and click "Next" button. A dialog box will pop up.
This dialog box is designed for preventing users from wiping disk data by accident. Confirm the operation and click "Yes" button to enter the next step.
In this interface, we can choose disk wipe ways. Here, we will choose "DoD 5220.28-STD" and then click "Finish". Another dialog box will appear.
Confirm the operation again and click "Yes" button. After the software finishes all operation, disk wipe operation will be completed successfully. Seeing this demonstration, you may feel the operation of MiniTool Drive Wipe are so simple. Besides, its wipe function is rather powerful. And some American confidential departments adopt this data wipe principle as well, which guarantees that wiped data can not be recovered by any data recovery software.