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How to Wipe LaCie External Hard Drive Data?

by Shirly Chen, 2016-08-30

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It is important to wipe LaCie external hard drive data before you give it to other people.

Why we need to wipe LaCie external hard drive? There are many reasons. First of all, when we want to regain the full storage of the LaCie external hard drive, we have to wipe all the useless files from the LaCie external hard drive. More important, we wipe data from LaCie external hard drive because that we don’t want to other people to steal our private information through the files on the LaCie external hard drive. If we only delete the files or format the LaCie external hard drive, other people also can easily get our files by recovering them with data recovery software. Under the following circumstances, we need to permanently wipe data from our LaCie external hard drives.

  • When we are going to resell, donate, giveaway or discard our old LaCie external hard drive, we need to wipe all the existing and history data on it.
  • When we are sharing a LaCie external hard drive with other people, we should wipe the sensitive data.
  • We want to permanently destroy some files on the LaCie external hard drive.
  • When we will lend our LaCie external hard drive to other people, we should wipe all the sensitive on it.

How to Wipe LaCie External Hard Drive Data?

When we are going to wipe a 4TB LaCie external hard drive, we can’t do it by ourselves. We need a powerful data wipe tool to help use do the job. Super Eraser is a powerful & easy-to-use tool that can wipe data from any kind of hard drive. It can securely and permanently wipe data on LaCie external hard drive. It offers three options to wipe LaCie external hard drive data under Windows or Mac OS. Here, you can see the three options and select one of them to permanently destroy data on your LaCie external hard drive.

Option 1: Erase files or folders on LaCie external hard drive

If you only want to erase specific files or folders on your LaCie external hard drive, you don’t have to wipe the entire LaCie external hard drive. This option is able to help you selectively erase files or folders on your LaCie external hard drive. The erased files or folders can’t be recovered by any data recovery software. So it is very safe for you to destroy your sensitive data.

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Option 2: Wipe entire LaCie external hard drive

This option is the most devastating method to wipe all the data on your LaCie external hard drive. It will permanently wipe both all the existing files and the deleted files on the LaCie external hard drive. In a word, it will destroy and wipe everything on your LaCie external hard drive. Then you will regain the full storage of the hard drive, just like a new one. No files or traces will survive.

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Option 3: Wipe deleted files on LaCie external hard drive

In some cases, you don’t want to give up your existing files on the LaCie external hard drive, you only want to permanently wipe the deleted or formatted data on the LaCie external hard drive. This option is the perfect solution to permanently wipe all the lost data or history traces on your LaCie external hard drive without sacrificing your existing data. Nobody can recover you deleted or lost files after you wipe the unused disk space of the LaCie external hard drive because the deleted or lost files are disappeared forever.

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It is easy to permanently and securely wipe LaCie external hard drive data with Super Eraser. Just take a try!