When we mention how to wipe disk in Windows, we need to make it clear what the meaning of “Wipe a hard disk” is. “erase disk” means that clearing data by overwriting it. And the data wiped can’t be recovered with any third party tool. It is different with deleting hard disk data, because data deleted can be recovered by data recovery tool. So, when users don’t want some data, they have to make sure whether they decide to delete them or erase them.
For how to wipe a hard disk, we will offer two good methods for users to choose. The first method is to wipe hard disk in Windows by using diskpart.
Step 1, enter “cmd” in the text box of “Search programs and files” to run computer under administrator mode.
Step 2, enter “diskpart”, press “Enter”, input “diskpart help” and press “Enter”.
Step 3, input “list disk”, press “Enter”, “select disk 2 (it is the target disk)” and press “Enter” again.
Step 4, input “clean all” and press “Enter”.
Step 5, wait for the completion of wiping disk 2.
Step 1: after opening MiniTool Partition Wizard, users should right click a disk which need wiping and choose “Wipe Disk” from the pop-up small window.
Step 2: choose a wiping method from the five listed methods. Here users had better choose the last one because using this method to erase disk will remove data more thoroughly. And users will enjoy the highest security by using this method. And then users need to click “OK” to return to the main interface.
Step 3: click “Apply” and choose “Yes” to start the previous pending changes.
We believe that users may know more clearly about how to wipe disk in Windows by reading the above content. They can choose the certain method which is suitable for them. If they want to know more details about how to wipe a hard disk with MiniTool Partition Wizard, they can enter the certain page.