Problem description: I stored some personal financial information and sensitive data on my Windows 2003 Server hard disk. Now, I want to delete these personal files to release more free space. However, my friends say: deleting partition cannot thoroughly erase data and the deleted files still exist on the hard disk and can be recovered by professional data recovery software like MiniTool Power Data Recovery. In this case, how to solve this problem without revealing any private information? Who can help me?
Answer: You can wipe partition on Windows 2003 Server to destroy all information permanently and ensure that the deleted files cannot be recovered by any data recovery solution.
As we know, deleted or formatted files can be recovered easily. If users want to wipe out all unwanted data from computer safely and permanently, they can wipe the targeted partition or disk. Numerous numbers of partition software on the internet can help to wipe partition. MiniTool Partition Wizard is such a program, and it provides “Wipe Partition” feature to completely wipe out all data on the selected partition by replacing or overwriting the existing data with a new data. Once users wiped out the data, there is no chance for recovering them. Next, let’s see the detailed steps of how to wipe partition for 64 bit Windows Server.
First of all, users need to install this partition magic on computer according to prompts, and then launch it.
In the main interface, users can see the condition of the disks and partitions. At this time, select the desired partition which needs operating and click “Wipe Partition” from the left action panel or the Partition menu to get the following dialog box.
In the above pop-up window, users can see 5 different ways to wipe the selected partition and each one has unique features. Users can select the suitable way according to actual situations to wipe. After choosing a suitable method, click the “OK” button to go back to the main interface.
At this time, click “Apply” button to perform this change. Wiping partition will remove every sector of the data on the selected partition. Data once wiped cannot be recovered by any data recovery solution. Thus, if users want to prevent deleted data leak, they can safely turn to MiniTool Partition Wizard to wipe partition on Windows 2003 Server.