This drive wipe tool is used to wipe your important data permanently from all versions of Windows operating system by using different shredding patterns.
Hard disk are the devices which are used to save the digital data and get access when they are needed. Data are stored on a surface of magnetic plates which are on a bulk inside hard disk, these plate rotates at very high speed and save the data in it. The surface of a disk saves the the data in the form of either 1’s or 0’s and whenever you save the data its in the form of ones and zeros. Whenever you save data in the drive (text, zip file, movie, whatever) it is converted in the form of a row of 0’s and 1’s.
So whenever you delete the data from hard disks those ones and zeros aren’t deleted in fact they remain there at the same place and merely only the pointer pointing to that particular 0’s and 1’s will be deleted and still the data is recoverable.
Then what about formatting of hard disk? Securing of data if expected from formatted process then your expectation will fail totally as its very easy to retrieve data from hard disk after it get formatted for windows.
Even there are some ways to recuperate data but still there are some ways to wipe the data completely from hard disk. But how to wipe disk when formatting option fails to secure the data.
Disk wipe software is the option left to do so. Some software which is intended to delete the data permanently from hard disk. Not only hard disk but there are some more devices which need to be cleaned up before selling the hard disk or USB drives.
Apart using these wiping software better use defragmentation or you can yourself save the crap data after formatting the hard disk so that the original data can be overwritten on a hard disk. There is some more reason.
It is always recommended to physically damage the hard disk so that others cannot use as your data is insured inside the hard disk. But still if somebody wants to sell the hard disk then its is better to wipe whole data from hard disk and make it for sell.
So for the reason you can use the software, there are else which are linked to the download links and some of the software comes with snaps shots which make wiping of data more easier. But it’s always recommended to use the trial version of the software so that they can be tested before download of the full version.
Wiping of data is always secured way to save the data.