About Wipe Hard Drive in Windows 10
Wipe hard drive in Windows 10 refers to entirely erase all the information. May be
some users’ think it is the same as deleteor format. The answer is no. when you delete or format data on hard disk, you are
usually only making the data invisible but the data is still existence and you are
able to recover them with data recovery software, but you aren’t allowed to do this
after you have wiped hard disk. So before you want to do such operation, you should
know the difference between the similar operations. Taking all the things into to
consideration and then choose the best way to do it.
Why Need to Wipe Hard Drive in Windows 10?
It is well acknowledged that the users store a lot of data such as applications,
pictures, important files or other sensitive information. However, when you buy a
new computer and sold the old one or want to replace your current HDD with SSD to
get fast loading speed, what can you do to prevent personal data from revealing?
Just deleting the data or formatting them?
Of course, you can use Disk
Management in Windows 10 to delete or format partition easily. Maybe some users
don’t take revealing data into consideration and use this tool, but as I mentioned
above, if you do like this your personal data are on the risk of revealing. If this
issue happens on you, it may bring much trouble to your daily life. Are you afraid
of this being happened? The answer is absolutely yes. But what can you do to avoid
How to Wipe Hard Drive in Windows 10?
AOMEI Partition Assistant
Professional is a partition software which devotes to partition management. It
enables you to erase Windows 10 hard disk entirely, which make you don’t worry about
revealing personal data. Moreover, it can also help you make conversion
between MBR and GPT, migrate OS to SSD, allocate free space, make bootable
CD, convert dynamic disk to basic disk and more useful features.
Compared with Disk Management in Windows 10, this software is more powerful and it
enables you to manage partitions more perfectly. Furthermore, it avoids the
shortcomings in Disk Management, for example, with this software, you can extend partitionno matter there is unallocated space contiguous behind the partition you plan to
extend or not.
Before you do:
A hard disk will be blank as soon as it is wiped, so backup
data that you don’t want to erase in the hard disk to cloud or external hard drive before you do it.
Step1: Download, install and launch
the software, right click the disk you are plan to wipe (eg. Disk 2) and then choseWipe Hard Drive.
Step2: Set the number of times you want to erase the hard disk you
have chosen. Usually, one time is enough. Then click OK.
Step3: In the pop-up window, you can preview the operation. To
perform all the operations, please click Apply.
When you wipe hard disk Windows 10 with AOMEI Partition Assistant, you are not
allowed to recover the data by any recovery software.
You can choose the number of times to wipe from 1 to 100. The larger the number
is, the longer the operating time will be. In most situations, one time will be