Most of the users fear a lot about using any kind of sensitive or personal information over the net or somewhere else. There are many criminal minded people with horrible intentions of destroying your life by using the information stored on hard disk drive. This situation arises when the user plan to sell his hard drive to some unknown person. Before selling the hard disk, user deletes his precious or personal information like password, important official documents, computer-generated data files, spreadsheets, etc. But simple deletion will never erase the stored data from the hard disk drive. In the market, there are many file recovery software’s available which easily recover deleted data from the hard drive. If you are the one who is planning to sell or to dispose hard drive and before selling you want to wipe hard disk permanently then just make use of hard drive wiping tool. This is the best application available in the market to erase deleted data from hard disk drive completely.
Users always delete files and folders before selling their hard drive or any other data storage device, they think files and folders permanently deleted cannot be recovered. This misconception can cause you a lot because it is not true, the files and folders you delete are not erased permanently. Only the reference pointers directing towards the stored file or a folder is removed and the particular space is set as free to store new data. The deleted files and folders can be easily recovered by using any file recovery software. If you want to sell your hard drive and you wish no one can see your personal files then just make use of hard drive wiping software which wipes your hard drive completely. Moreover, you can also use this software to erase USB drive and any other data storage device in just few mouse clicks.
Hard drive wiping application is the best application available in the market to wipe hard disk or any other storage device. This excellent software makes use of nine different standard shredding patterns which are recommended by the government and defense bodies worldwide. These standard shredding methods overwrite your old files and folders with some junk or garbage values. The web history are saved in the hard disk and this tool helps you to permanently wipe browsing history from hard drive.If any malicious mind person tries to recover data by using any data recovery software then he’ll get only garbage or junk values. This software also facilitates you to wipe flash drive at your fingertips and with this software you can overwrite data maximum 38 times and it supports both Windows and Mac OS.
In order to simply the wiping process, industry experts designed this software with a simple user interface, this application also perform drive wipe for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. If you are planning to sell your hard drive or any other data storage device and wants to erase your data storage device completely then use this software. You can also wipe CF card data permanently by using this software. Other than hard drives, it is possible to permanently erase SSD data through the use of this hard drive wiping software. Moreover, this utility can also be used to erase files from all other memory cards such as SD card, XD card, Miro SD card, MMC card and so on. For more information about wiping hard drive just visit site http://www.drivewipe.net/will-formatting-a-hard-disk-wipe-it.html. You can download the free trial version of the software which has only three wiping methods, if you want all nine standard methods you have to buy the licensed version of the software.
Few simple steps for wiping personal files and folders from your hard drive.
Step (i): Open the free trial version by double clicking on the desktop shortcut or by selecting it from the list of programs. Now select hard drive from the list of logical drives that are present on software’s main window and click on "Next" as illustrated in Fig A.
Fig A: Select Hard Drive
Step (ii): From the nine different wiping methods, select any one of your choice and click on "Next". You can see the wiping process as shown in Fig 2. At any point of time, if you feel to stop the wiping process, just click on "Stop" button. After successful wiping of hard drive, you will see a message stating that the particular drive is wiped successfully.
Fig B: Wiping Hard Drive Data