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How to Securely Erase SSD Drive? 3 Steps Will Do!

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Master

Need a secure, fast and easy way to clean and erase your SSD drive? This article will guide you to securely erase and clean up the whole SSD drive in Windows 10/8/7 for free within 3 simple steps by the help of professional free partition manager software.

How to clean and erase SSD

Are you trying to find an easy and free method to clean up SSD or HDD drive on your PC? Are you looking for an effective method to thoroughly clean up your whole SSD or HDD drive so to free up space on your disk? All these issues can be resolved within three simple steps. How? Professional and free partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Free will do. 

Free download partition manager software to erase SSD drive

So how to get this software? You may Google it online or directly download it right here now:

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 Windows 10 is supported

After downloading this software, you may install it on your PC and then follow below tutorial to erase and thoroughly clean up SSD, HDD, SD, external hard drive or USB drive, etc.

Erase SSD with EaseUS free partition manager software (2 methods)

So now you can install EaseUS Partition Master Free in your PC and thoroughly erase all data:

Method 1. Securely erase SSD by formatting


Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Master, right-click the hard drive partition you intend to format and choose "Format".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the new window, set the Partition label, File system (NTFS/FAT32/EXT2/EXT3), and Cluster size for the partition to be formatted, then click "OK".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 2

Step 3: Then you will see a warning window, click "OK" in it to continue.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 3

Step 4: Click the "Execute Operation" button in the top-left corner to review the changes, then click "Apply" to start formatting the partition on your hard drive.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 4

Method 2. Easily erase SSD by wiping data

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