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How to Erase or Format Hard Drive Partition?

Updated on Jan 18, 2018 by Jean to Partition Master

Summary:
Cannot access your encrypted hard drive partition or USB drive? Unable to erase the encrypted hard drive or partition either? EaseUS makes it simple and easy for you erase or format encrypted hard drive partition or USB drive now.

Forgot password, can I erase encrypted hard drive partition and reuse it again?

Hey there, I recently encountered with a problem when I tried to open one encrypted hard drive partition on my computer. But it seemed that I couldn’t remember the password properly. 

I tried many times to open the encrypted partition but it didn’t work. So now I’m wondering whether it’s possible to find a way to decrypt/ format or even erase the whole partition? Please help me out if you do know how to effortlessly erase or format the encrypted hard drive partition. Thanks a lot.” 

Tip: Recover data from encrypted hard drive partition if necessary

This is a necessary step for you if you have stored important personal data in the encrypted hard drive partition. You can try to use professional data recovery software to help you restore data from encrypted hard drive partition. You can try EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard which works efficiently to recover data from encrypted storage devices such as partition, hard drive, USB drive or SD card etc. Anyway, if data in the encrypted hard drive partition are important, please find a way to get data out of the encrypted partition firstly.

How to erase/format encrypted hard drive partition? Let EaseUS help.

What exact can we do to erase or format the encrypted hard drive partition when we forgot the password for it? It is inaccessible and cannot be formatted now. What will you do to fix such a dilemma? Let EaseUS help you now.

Professional partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master makes it simple and easy for you to format and erase the whole partition within only three step. Click the below download button and then you can free download partition magic full version for this software now:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and right click the encrypted partition hard drive or storage devices by choosing “Format partition”.

EaseUS Partition Master helps to erase or format hard drive partition.

Step 2. Specify the encrypted partition drive by giving it new label/file system and size. Click OK.

Erase or format hard drive partition with EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 3. Click Apply to keep all changes by formatting and erasing the encrypted hard drive partition.

After doing so, your encrypted hard drive partition will be accessible again and you can use it to store new data again.