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Permanently Erase Data from Damaged USB Flash Drive on Mac

by Shirly Chen, 2018-08-23

Summary:
It is strongly recommended to permanently erase data from damaged USB flash drive before you dispose or recycle it. Now, for Mac users, here is an easy and secure method to help them permanently erase data from damaged flash drive on Mac. This solution also can fix the damaged USB flash drive on your Mac. You need to download DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac at first.

permanently erase data from damaged USB flash drive on Mac

Many times a USB flash drive ends up being damaged for some reason and we choose to discard it, but despite presenting some type of damage, the information contained inside can be accessed and/or recovered by questioning our data privacy. So it is advisable to eliminate all traces of information contained before discarding it, but often the formatting is not enough because there is a large amount of software that allows recovering and restoring the information contained in the USB flash drive even if it is damaged, as well that a Mac tool is needed to prevent this from happening.

How to permanently erase data on damaged USB flash drives under Mac OS?

Although Mac OS has a Disk Utility that is a factory application that allows data to be deleted in storage device, it is often not effective to eliminate them correctly, because as we mentioned there is a probability of recovering that data with data recovery software. So we present DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac that is a powerful data erasure tool specially designed to destroy information permanently even in damaged USB flash drive.

DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac is a very simple tool to use. You just have to follow a few steps to be able to permanently wipe data on a damaged USB flash drive under Mac OS.

Step 1: Download and install DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac on your Mac. Then run it from Launchpad.

Step 2: Connect the damaged USB flash drive to your Mac via USB cable.

Step 3: Format the damaged USB flash drive to remove all information permanently contained by simply choosing the second option from the main menu "Wipe Hard Drive", select the damaged USB flash drive from the list of connected devices and click on the "Wipe Now" button to erase/format it.

permanently erase data from damaged USB flash drive on Mac

Just by following these 3 steps when using DoYourData Super Eraser on your damaged USB flash drive you will have the complete assurance that nobody will be able to recover the data contained inside it after it has been discarded. All data is gone forever! DoYourData Super Eraser for Mac also supports to selectively shred files or only wipe deleted data on the damaged USB flash drive under Mac OS. Download DDoYourData Super Eraser for Mac here: