Most of the times we format the hard drive to delete data, but this is not the secure way to delete files and folders especially the confidential ones as it can be recovered easily. Remo Drive Wipe is a freeware and secure software for erasing data from any hard drive used on any type of OS, you just need to attach the hard drive to your Windows PC where Remo Drive Wipe is installed and securely erase the data. Once you have installed the app, it lists out all the disks connected and drives available.
You can either select the complete hard drive or select a drive available in the disk. The free version supports three different wipe standards.
- Fast zero Write
- Random Write
- US Department of Defence (DOD 5220.22-M):
- Remo Drive Wipe is a secure drive erasing utility, which lets you to erase your confidential or sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it using 3 different erasing standards.
- The software helps you to erase data from hard drive, flash memory cards, USB drives, external hard disk and FireWire drives.
- Remo Drive Wipe is compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008 servers.
- It supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 formatted partitions / drives
- Remo Drive Wipe – FREE Edition provides 3 different erasing standards, which overwrites the data several number of times to ensure security
- It allows you to wipe a complete hard drive permanently.