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How to Permanently Erase Data from System Hard Drive Partition?

by Shirly Chen, 2019-10-04

In some cases, you need to permanently erase sensitive data from system hard drive partition (where the operating system is installed). But, DoYourData Super Eraser can’t directly wipe the entire system hard drive partition. If you want to permanently erase data from system hard drive partition, here are two solutions.

First of all download and install DoYourData Super Eraser:

Solution 1: Shred files/folders from system hard drive partition

This solution will help you securely and permanently shred selected files/folders from system hard drive partition. Just run DoYourData Super Eraser, choose mode ‘Erase Files/Folders’. Then add files/folders for erasure. Just add files/folders from system hard drive partition, then click on ‘Erase Now’ button to permanently erase the selected files/folders from system hard drive partition.

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Solution 2: Erase already deleted/lost data on system hard drive partition

Step 1: Delete targeted data on system hard drive partition.

First of all, delete the data you want to erase on system hard drive partition, then empty the recycle bin.

Step 2: Choose mode ‘Wipe Free Space’.

The deleted/lost data is stored on the free disk space of the hard drive. Just choose mode ‘Wipe Free Space’, then choose your system hard drive partition.

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Step 3: Permanently erase already deleted/lost data on system hard drive partition.

Just click on ‘Wipe Now’ button to erase the free disk space of system hard drive partition to permanently erase the deleted/lost data on the system hard drive partition, it will not erase the existing data.

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Erasure completed!

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With the two solutions, you can securely and permanently erase data from system hard drive partition. Once the targeted data is erased by DoYourData Super Eraser, the data can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.

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