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Wipe Volume

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    About “Wipe Volume”

    If users don’t need the data in a partition, they can choose to erase the partition. Likewise, if the data in a dynamic volume are not useful any more, users should wipe it to get free space for new data. “Wipe Volume” function of MiniTool Partition Wizard helps to clear away deleted data completely, so malicious recovery of users’ privacy data can be prevented.

    How to Wipe Volume

    If you don’t know how to wipe volume easily in MiniTool Partition Wizard, please keep on reading the following MiniTool Partition Wizard tutorial.

    1.Select the volume that needs to be wiped in the right side of software interface.

    wipe volume 1

    2.Choose “Wipe Volume” function from left “Operations” list or the drop-down list of “Dynamic Disk” menu.

    wipe volume 2

    3.Choose a wiping method according to actual needs.
  • Fill Sectors with Zero
  • Fill Sectors with One
  • Fill Sectors with Zero & One (Fill sectors with 0 then fill sectors with 1)
  • DoD 5220.22-M (Fill sectors with DoD calculation for 3 times)
  • DoD 5220.28-STD (Fill sectors with DoD calculation for 7 times)

  • Obviously, the last one is the slowest method, but it has the best wiping effect. Then, click “OK” to end this step.

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    Click “Apply” in tool bar to confirm changes.