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Easy Way to Wipe Seagate External Drive

An external hard drive is often specially used to store priceless and confidential data securely as a backup. Sometimes, you require to erase all information from that storage drive when you are selling it or handover it to your friend. In that situation, majority of people just deletes those data from drive, believing that all files have removed completely. However, it is absolutely wrong way to wipe your data even if you are using Seagate hard drive. If you want to save your personal information from any unauthorized access, you have to wipe Seagate external hard drive using a third party application. To accomplish this shredding operation with ease, use this Delete Forever tool. It is duly developed to wash out every byte of information beyond recovery. You will be able to perform complete removal of data from all types external hard drives including Seagate hard drive using this trustworthy drive wipe program.

There are some techniques frequently adopted by users to remove all files and folders from external hard drive. You may think that, if you use “Shift + Delete” key, all data will be removed from your Seagate drive permanently. However, files will not be visible to you after such deletion, they can be restored using third party tool easily. To destroy deleted files forever, use this prominent utility. Also remember that, even if you format your Seagate external drive to erase intact information, it will not be profitable for you. In such types of cases, only file pointer is deleted from file system, so that you cannot view them. But, those information remains in same location, providing a chance of recovery.

To abolish the chance of data recovery at any instant from Seagate hard drive, this Delete Forever application will be ideal solution. It overwrites each byte of information using random stream of data. There is some efficient algorithm used by this drive wipe utility to perform this operation in an efficient way. It supports nine different sanitization methods that are also used by various government and defense organizations. Some of are highly recommended procedures to shred sensitive data from external hard drive are Random Overwrite, Fast Zero Overwrite, North Atlantic Treaty Organization-NATO standard, US Navy, German VSITR- US Department of Defense(DoD 5220.22-M), Peter Guttmann Secure Deletion, US Department of Defense (DoD 5220.22-M)_DOD Standard 5220.28 STD, Guttmann method etc. Some of these methods are capable to overwrite each byte 35 times, which eliminates the chance of restoration.

Delete Forever application is integrated with all features of an ideal drive wipe tool. Using this application, you will be able to wipe your Seagate external drive as well as any logical drive on your system. This drive wipe utility can erase complete information from different types of external hard drive like SATA, IDE, SCSI etc. It also supports drive wipe operation on all versions of Windows operating system such as Windows 8, 7, XP, Vista and other server versions. Beside Seagate external drive wipe, you will also be able to erase all information forever from any USB flash drive using this drive wipe program. If you need any help to perform this operation, all information will be available in this link:

Follow these steps to wipe Seagate external hard drive:

Step 1: First, download and install Delete Forever application in your system and launch it. Then, select Seagate external drive, which you want to wipe from the list and click on "Next" button as shown in Fig 1.

Wipe Seagate External Hard Drive - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: In next screen, you have to select suitable shredding method and then click on "Proceed" button.

Wipe Seagate External Hard Drive - Select Appropriate Shredding Method

Fig 2: Select Appropriate Shredding Method

Step 3: After that, you have to confirm it by clicking on "OK" and then a window showing the wiping process is in progress will be displayed as Fig 3. Next to successful completion of it, a confirmation message will be shown to you.

Wipe Seagate External Hard Drive - Wiping Process

Fig 3: Wiping Process

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