How to Delete All Partitions on External Hard Drive

As you probably know, the built-in delete function in Windows does not remove the “deleted” file instantly. Instead, Windows simply removes that file’s entry from its index (Windows maintains an index of all files on the system for faster file access). The actual file (or its contents) remains intact on the hard drive. 5 Free Programs to Completely Wipe a Hard Drive Oct 14, 2011 12 best ways to free up hard drive space on Windows 10 Jul 11, 2020 How Do I Permanently Delete Files From My Hard Disk?

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How to Erase a Hard Drive Using DBAN [Walkthrough]

A sure way to completely destroy the hard drive is to make it physically impossible to access the disks. This can be done by dismantling the pieces of the hard disk with a screwdriver and using a hammer to scratch and mangle the disk. The goal is to make sure the disk will not work when it is loaded into another hard drive. How to wipe a hard drive in Windows 10 and macOS | TechRadar Apr 18, 2019