Wondering how to wipe sensitive data? Making sure that all your sensitive information is completely removed from the device is really important. Remo Drive Wipe is a helpful tool for this task. In this article, we will lead you through the steps of using Remo Drive Wipe to erase your sensitive data from any drive securely.
Updated on August 09, 2023
Data wiping refers to the process of securely and permanently erasing all the data stored on a hard drive, making it virtually impossible to recover. It goes beyond simple file deletion or formatting, which merely mark the space as available for new data, leaving the original data intact and recoverable with the right tools.
In order to erase the data beyond recovery,the disk space occupied by the deleted data, must be overwritten with new data, for a minimum of three times.
The purpose of Remo Drive Wipe software, is to completely remove the sensitive files and their contents from your hard drive, by carefully overwriting (Sanitizing) each and every sector of your physical or logical drive with new contents. Once a drive has been sanitized, it cannot be recovered using any recovery, or file restoration software.
Remo Drive Wipe is one such utility, that erases sensitive data from both, the physical and the logical drives. To wipe your hard drive completely,you can select from the various sanitizing methods available, and initiate the sanitization process.Remo Drive Wipe is equipped with nine sanitization standards prescribed by the US Department of Defense, the US Navy and other government agencies around the globe. You can select from them, any one file sanitization method, based on the desired security level.
Download this tool now and follow the steps given below, to successfully wipe all the data from your hard drive.
Step 1: Launch the application from the desktop shortcut or Start menu. The main window will appear, showing all connected logical and physical drives.
Step 2: Choose the logical drive with sensitive data or the physical drive to sanitize. Click "Next." A window will appear to select sanitizing methods categorized by security levels.
Step 3: Select the desired method and click "Next." A confirmation window will appear. Click "OK" to proceed. The software will start sanitizing the selected drive. After completion, a message confirming the process will be displayed.
Keeping your private information safe goes beyond just deleting files. Using tools like Remo Drive Wipe ensures that your data stays confidential even when you no longer have your drive or computer. Follow these steps to protect your privacy and stop data leaks.
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