Hard drives are used to store important data including office, personal, project related files, etc. Nowadays storing vital files on the hard drive is becoming very common for all computer users. What happens when you sell out your computer to other people? There may be possibilities of hacking your personal passwords stored on hard drive? In order to avoid hacking of personal password users go with two options including formatting of a hard drive and deleting all files from hard drive. However, it is a wrong belief that formatted or deleted files cannot be recovered and they lost permanently. Now, it is very easy for other people to gain your data present on a hard drive and this software explain to you how to wipe drive.
Consider the situations forces user to use this utility are: virus attack to the hard drive, deleting hard drive files. Virus infection to files present on hard disk leads to severe corruption of files at that time you may go with option formatting. After formatting, data cannot be erased permanently and again there may be possibilities of occurring virus too hard drive files. Hence, in order to remove virus infected files from computer and to make hard drive free from virus, there is need of using this well-known software. Last one, deleting the files from the hard drive cannot erase data completely from the hard drive; by making use of third-party utilities, erased data can be stored easily. Hence, to avoid misusing your password-protected files it is necessary to use this application. Therefore, in order to sell your computer to some other person, you need to perform cleaning of the hard drive so that third party person cannot recover confidential data from hard drive.
Important features of this program are:
- This software can perform wiping the hard drive clean by overwriting it several times by using data shredding patterns.
- This utility is referred user-friendly tool to clean the hard drive and logical drive without difficulty.
- By making use of this common program, you can wipe the hard drive safely and securely.
- This widespread application can delete the hard drive data that is not erased completely by using Shift + Delete key.
Every sector of a hard disk is sanitized with fresh data to make it irrecoverable and to wipe hard drive data completely, there are nine sanitization standards developed by international institutions and they are as below:
- Fat Zero Overwrite
- Random Overwrite
- US Navy, NAVSO P-5239-26_RLL
- US Department of Defense (DOD 5220.2-M)
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization_ NATO standard
- Peter Gutmann Secure Deletion
- DOD Standard 5220.28 STD
- German: VSITR-US Department of Defense (DOD 5220.22-M) + Gutmann method
- Gutmann method
This popular program can be able to clean hard drive data from HP laptop, Dell laptop, etc. By making use of this hassle-free application, you can easily wipe files from hard drive of several types like SCSI, IDE and SATA of popular brands like Hitachi, Toshiba, Buffalo, Seagate, etc. This utility performs wiping of the hard drive of various file systems including FAT 16, NTFS, FAT 32, etc. With the aid of this software, you can easily clean hard drive on Windows Operating system of several versions.