DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac User Guide
DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is able to permanently erase files/folders on Mac or storage media, wipe entre Mac volume or removable device to permanently erase all existing & history data, and wipe unused disk space of your Mac/storage media to permanently erase all deleted/lost data and traces.
Before You Use DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac to Wipe Data
DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac can permanently destroy and erase data from hard drive or storage media under Mac OS. Once the data is erased by DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac, the data will be permanently lost from your hard drive or storage device, and can’t be recovered by any data recovery software or manual data recovery service. So please think carefully before you use DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac to erase your data. It is recommended to back up your important or useful data to other place before you wipe your Mac hard drive or storage device.
Three Mac Data Erasure Modes
Mode 1: Permanently Erase Selected Files/Folders
If you need to permanently erase specific files or folders rather than wipe the entire hard drive volume, this mode is right for you. The conventional methods of file deletion (like right-clicking deletion, Command + Delete, Emptying trash bin) only remove then entrance of the file. The deleted file is still on your hard drive and can be easily recovered by Mac data recovery software. DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac will permanently destroy the selected files/folders and overwrite the disk space of the erased files/folders. After erasure, the erased files or folders will be permanently lost, can’t be recovered by any kind of data recovery software or service.
The operation is very simple. Add the files or folders you want to erase to the list, then click on “Erase Now” button to permanently erase your files or folders. After erasure, you can click Erasure History to check the results.
Mode 2: Wipe Entire Mac Hard Drive Volume or Storage Media
This mode is designed for completely destroying and wiping all the existing and history data on the selected Mac hard drive volume or storage media (like USB drive, memory card, digital camera, SD card, external hard disk). After data wipe, all the data and traces on the selected hard drive volume/device will be permanently erased, leaving no chance of data recovery.
Steps: select mode “Wipe Volume/Device” --> select the partition or device you want to wipe --> click on “Wipe Now” button to start wiping.
1. It doesn’t support to wipe the hard drive volume that has installed your Mac operating system.
2. When you try to re-open the volume or device after data wipe, the system may ask you to format it for initial use. This is normal. Just format the wiped volume or device. Then you can use it.
Mode 3: Wipe Unused Disk Space
The deleted or lost files are still on the unused disk space. This data wipe mode can permanently wipe the unused space of the hard drive/storage device to permanently wipe the deleted/lost files and traces.
Steps: select mode “Wipe Unused Space” --> select the partition or device --> click on “Wipe Now” button to wipe the unused space of the selected hard drive/device.
Set Data Erasure Standards/Methods
DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is equipped with four data erasure methods based on different algorithms.