How to Wipe Partition | MiniTool Partition Wizard Tutorial [Help]

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About Wipe Partition

Wipe Partition feature in MiniTool Partition Wizard can erase all data on the specified partition permanently, and the erased data can't be recovered by any data recovery solution. Therefore, wiping partition is quite a good way to prevent privacy or confidential information from being leaked.

To wipe a whole disk, please refer to Wipe Disk feature.

MiniTool Partition Wizard tutorial below will show you detailed steps.

How to Wipe Partition

Step 1. Launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get its main interface as follows. Then select the target partition and choose Wipe Partition from the left action panel or right-click menu.

select Wipe Partition feature

Step 2. Select a wiping method and click OK to go back to the main interface. The more time wiping process takes, the higher security it enjoys.

Tip: Wiping with zero/one/zero & one work the same in fact, all of them prevent data recovery program from data retrieve. It depends on how you want the hard drive to be wiped. If you apply the latter two methods, then all kinds of data recovery approaches are invalid.

choose a wiping method

Step 3. Users can preview that the target partition is shown as Unformatted state. Then click Apply to start wiping partition.

click Apply to execute partition wiping

 When finished, the target partition is shown as unformatted and has no drive letter. Then users can format it and add a drive letter for it with these two features: Format Partition and Change Drive Letter

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