How to Wipe a Toshiba Laptop Hard Drive Clean?

Are you trying to figure out how to wipe a Toshiba Laptop hard drive? If you are disturbed by such harassment, you can read this article to find the reliable and practical software for making it. Step-by-step guide will be presented in detail.


By Hedy / Updated on May 12, 2023

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How do I wipe everything off my Toshiba laptop?

"I have a Toshiba laptop running Windows 7 that I want to delete everything off (all data, all applications, all programs). Is it possible to wipe the hard drive totally clear without a disc? I know that deleting files and emptying the recycling bin doesn't delete it from the hard drive. So my question is how to wipe a Toshiba laptop hard drive clean? Can anyone please advise the easiest way? Thank you."

--- From Microsoft community

Why wipe a Toshiba laptop hard drive clean is important?

If you have been using a Toshiba laptop for a long time, you may have thought about upgrading or buying a new one. But what are you going to do with the old hard drive on your Toshiba? Selling it? Or just throw it away directly? Don't do that silly thing! Please remember to wipe the hard drive on your Toshiba laptop, this is because:

✿ If you don't erase your data on your hard drive before you dispose of it, your personal information may have the risk of leaking.
✿ Wiping a hard drive means all the data on it won't be recovered even by the professional recovery software so that it can protect your important files from being stolen by bad people.
✿ If you don't plan to throw it away, you can still perform Toshiba laptop hard drive clean so as to take it as a new device to store new data.

Obviously, clearing a hard drive is necessary and significant, but how to clear a Toshiba laptop hard drive? The following content may make a difference, scroll down to get the details.

How to wipe a Toshiba laptop hard drive clean?

It seems available to erase the hard drive via Windows built-in feature DiskPart, but it's known to all that this command line-based utility is extremely difficult to operate and easy to cause disk errors for the wrong command. Therefore, why not directly employ a powerful and practical tool like AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional which is perfectly compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8, 7, XP, and Vista. It's popular in cleaning up a hard drive and enjoys a good reputation for its versatile functions like Fill sectors with Zero, Fill sectors with random data, DoD 5220.22-M and Gutmann.

Please note that erasing a hard drive is unlike simply formatting the disk, it will remove everything on it completely and permanently, and it’s impossible to restore them. That means you will lose the data forever.
If necessary, please back up your important files in advance in case of any accidents occurs when you learn how to wipe a Toshiba laptop hard drive clean.

Now, you can try the demo version to see how to wipe a Toshiba satellite laptop hard drive clean:

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Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional on your computer, right-click the disk you want to wipe and choose "Wipe Hard Drive".


Step 2. In the subsequent window, you can choose a suitable wiping method from the 4 options according to your actual requirements. Then click "OK".


Step 3. Then you will back to the main interface, click "Apply" on the top left corner to actually starting erasing the selected hard drive.


How to wipe the hard drive on a toshiba laptop? You can get the tutorial now. When completed, all data have been successfully wiped out from the hard drive. However, if your hard drive is SSD, wiping clean it may decrease the lifespan of it and even worse, thoroughly destroy it.

To erase an SSD drive without damage it, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is also a good helper.  The feature named "SSD Secure Erase" in this software can satisfy you needs perfectly.



This is all about how to wipe a Toshiba laptop hard drive clean. Do you master the detailed tutorial? As we can see, it's quite easy to perform Toshiba hard drive clean with the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Apart from wiping hard drive or erase SSD, this software can also help you manage your Toshiba partitions better, for example, you can migrate OS to SSD to improve your computer performance, convert MBR to GPT so that you can directly upgrade your system to Windows 11, etc. There are numerous useful functions waiting for you to discover and experience.

Hedy · Staff Editor
Hedy is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is very good at solving problems of partition management, and she wants to share all the problems she had already solved to users who met the same questions.