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Wipe Hard Drive in Windows 10 to Protect Privacy

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

Summary:
EaseUS partition manager freeware provides one-click method to wipe hard drive in Windows 10 and the old data won't be recovered at all.

"How to wipe data off the Windows 10 hard drive and make them unrecoverable? I would like to completely wipe my desktop hard drive as it goes so unhappy with the new Windows 10 OS. As for wipe hard drive in Windows 10, do you have any suggestions about the best way? I don't want it simply reformatted or have data deleted. I need to wipe data and make them unrecoverable if I reinstall a new Windows system."

Probable Ways to Obliterate Data from Hard Drive & Check The Results

We always want to get rid of old computers, but how to keep our privacy if we decide to discard them or for the case we have to destroy all data from the computer hard drive completely?

You may have the following options:

  • Select all the data on hard drive, and delete permanently
  • Empty all the deleted data from Windows recycle bin
  • Format partitions on a hard drive
  • Repartition a hard drive

What are the results?

  • Do you think the data has been thoroughly wiped out? The answer is no. Data removed by means of standard deleting and formatting can be easily recovered if utilize a data recovery program. So what's the best way to wipe a hard drive and clear all the data away and make sure they are unrecoverable by no means.
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 Windows 10 is supported

Completely Wipe Hard Drive in Windows 10 with EaseUS Partition Master for Free

Don't worry, EaseUS free partition software provides a one-click method to wipe hard drive in Windows 10, and the old data won't be recovered at all if you set the wiping degree to the utmost 10. Let's download EaseUS Partition Master Free Edition, and start with the following guide.

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