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Easily Format LaCie External Hard Drive on Windows or Mac

by Shirly Chen, 2016-08-30

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“I have a very old LaCie external hard drive, it is full with junk files and useless files. This week I get a new external hard drive, so I want to sell this old LaCie external hard drive on eBay, but first of all I want to format it to permanently delete all my files. How to format LaCie external hard drive? I never format a hard drive, so I am looking for a solution to format my LaCie external hard drive. Can you give me any suggestion?” – Cores

Have you ever formatted a LaCie external hard drive? If you have the experience of formatting LaCie external hard drive, you can give your advice to Cores. And here, we are going to introduce an easy solution to completely format or reformat LaCie external hard drive under Windows or Mac OS. Many other tools may help in formatting LaCie external hard drive. For instance, the quick format feature of Windows and the disk utility of Mac OS can help users to format LaCie external hard drive. But it is not safe. These kinds of format only remove the entries of the files on your LaCie external hard drive, make the disk space of the files be available for other data. Before new data completely overwrites the whole disk space, it is easily to recover those formatted files.

Special Tool for Formatting LaCie External Hard Drive

If you only want to delete all the existing files on your LaCie external hard drive, you can use the quick format feature of your operating system to remove all the existing files. But if you want to permanently erase all the existing files, deleted files, and traces on your LaCie external hard drive, you have to use a special tool that called Super Eraser.

Super Eraser is a powerful data erasing tool. It can help you securely format LaCie external hard drive on PC or Mac. It will permanently erase the existing data and history data on the LaCie external hard drive. After formatting LaCie external hard drive with Super Eraser, your data is lost forever. Nobody can recover data from the LaCie external hard drive because the data is permanently erased. Now let’s see the easy steps to format LaCie external hard drive with Super Eraser.

STEP 1: Download and install Super Eraser.
Download and install Super Eraser on your PC or Mac.

STEP 2: Run Super Eraser and connect your LaCie external hard drive with your computer.
First of all, connect your LaCie external hard drive with your computer. Then run Super Eraser, you will see three modes, just select “Wipe Partition/Device”.

STEP 3: Format the LaCie external hard drive.
Select the LaCie external hard drive and click on “Wipe Now” button, Super Eraser will permanently wipe all the data on your LaCie external hard drive.

Permanently Wipe USB Drive Data

When the process gets finished, your LaCie external hard drive is formatted. Now you can resell it to other people. Your privacy is safe because the data has been permanently removed from your LaCie external hard drive. As it is an irreversible process, so before you format your irreversible, you should back up your important files to other hard drive.