Disk Wipe

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The tool “Disk Wipe” in AOMEI Backupper is a tool to help you wipe the disk to wipe data and remove the virus permanently. With this tool, you can easily erase data on a partition, unallocated space, and disk.

How to Wipe Disk with AOMEI Backupper?

1. Click “Tools” in the left tab, and then select the “Disk Wipe” tool under “Common Tools”.

Disk Wipe

2. After you click the “Disk Wipe” under “Tools“, you will enter the page to Select Wiping Type. There are 2 types available to select: partitions or unallocated space; disk.

Wiping Type

Wipe Partitions or unallocated space on the disk.

After selecting this option, you will be able to delete the selected partition or unallocated space on the disk and wipe all its sectors. The data will not be restored after wiping.

Wipe Disk

By selecting this option, you will be able to delete all partitions on the disk and wipe all its sectors. The data will not be restored after wiping.

After the selection is complete, click “Next” at the bottom right corner of the page to enter the page for selecting the data to be wiped.

3. Once you select the desired wiping type, you will enter the page of Select Wiping Data.

If you can select the “Wipe Partitions or unallocated space on the disk” option on the previous page, you can choose to wipe any partition or unallocated space of any disk on this page, and you can select multiple ones at the same time.

Wipe Data Partitions

Tips: Click the partition with the mouse and it will be selected. Click the same partition again to deselect the partition.

If you can select the “Wipe Disk” option on the previous page, you can choose to wipe any disk on this page, and you can choose multiple ones at the same time.
Tips: Click the disk with the mouse and it will be selected. Click the same disk again to uncheck the disk.

Wipe Data Disk

After the selection is complete, click “Next” at the bottom right corner of the page to enter the page for selecting the wiping method.

4. Then, you will enter the page of Select Wiping Method.
Please choose a method you want to wipe the selected data. There are four methods available that represent different degrees of overwriting, and the final wiping effect will be different. The more thorough the wipe is, the more difficult it will be to recover so that it is securer.

Fill sectors with Zero (Safe, Quick)
Fill sectors with random data (Safe, Quick)
DoD 52220.22-M (Very safe, Slow)
Gutmann (35 passes, Very Safe, Very Slow)

Wiping Method

After selecting the wiping method, click “Start” at the bottom right corner of the page to enter the wiping process page.

5. After the wipe process is started, you will enter the page of Wiping Process.
This page will show the progress of the wiping and specific information about the wiping process.

Wipe Process

You can click “Cancel” in the lower right corner to stop the wiping process.

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