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How to Securely Erase SSD or HDD

Updated on Dec 04, 2018 by Abby Haines to Partition Manager

Summary:
This page shows you how to securely erase SSD or hard drive with EaseUS free partition software in simple steps. Try it to erase your data on SSD or HDD before selling or giving away the device.

Need to erase the old SSD drive after getting a new one or want to erase a hard drive in a computer that you are selling or giving away? This page shows you how to securely erase SSD or hard drive with EaseUS free partition software in simple steps.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Even there are many free secure-erase utilities like Secure Erase (HDDErase.exe) and Parted Magic that work with SSD and HDD; we would like to recommend you EaseUS Partition Master Free, a popular disk partition freeware. It is practical, easy to use and compatible with most modern SSD and hard disk. And compared with other secure-erase programs, except for secure erase features, this utility also allows you to manage disk space, for example, resize, copy, move, delete, convert partitions on SSD or HDD. 

Steps to Securely Erase SSD or HDD with Easeus Partition Master Free

Step 1: Install and launch EaseUS Partition Master.

Select the HDD or SSD which you want to wipe. And right-click to choose "Wipe Data".

select wipe data

Step 2: Set the number of times to wipe data.

You can set to 10 at most. Then Click "OK".

set the times

Step 3: Check the message.

A message tells you that the computer would restart after disk erase is recommended. Then click "OK".

check the message

Step 4: Click "Apply" to apply the changes.

Click "Execute the operation" and then click "Apply" to start wiping data.

start wiping data

That's it. Now you know how to quickly, easily, and securely erase your SSD drive using EaseUS Partition Master Free. Just keep the program handy for when you need to wipe the data on SSD or hard drive disk.

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 Windows 10 is supported