Erase local non-system drives and external devices

Step 1: Selecting the drives/devices to wipe

After selecting the drive(s)/device(s) you want to wipe, click the Next button to go to the following step: Selecting the wipe method.

Note: With the View Disk, you can see the data that exists in the sectors of a disk drive. The Disk Viewer can help you better observe the wipe process and verify that all the original disk data is destroyed beyond recovery.

You can choose the View Disk feature, by selecting the drives/devices you want to wipe, or after the wipe process for a drive has been finished.

Erase non-system drives and external devices

Step 2: Selecting the wipe method

After selecting the drive(s)/device(s) you want to wipe, east-tec DisposeSecure will now let you select the wipe method you want to use. In this screen you will see the list of available wipe methods. When you select a method name in the list, the method description is displayed in the lower part of the screen.

After choosing the wiping method, click the Next button to go step 3.

Security Level in DisposeSecure Windows module

Step 3: Selecting the wipe options

east-tec DisposeSecure will now let you select various wipe options. In this window you will see the list of available wipe options.

After choosing the wipe options, click the Next button to go to the following step: Starting the wipe process.

Wipe Options in DisposeSecure Windows module

Step 4: Starting the wipe process

Before starting to wipe the selected drive(s) and/or device(s) using the selected wipe method and options, east-tec DisposeSecure will open a “safety” screen that warns you that you are about to destroy the data from one or more drives beyond recovery.

To start the wipe process, all you have to do is click the Next button. The next screen will display the progress bar showing the evolution of the wipe process.

Wipe Configuration for DisposeSecure Windows module

Step 5: The Wipe Process

During the wipe process, east-tec DiposeSecure will display a progress bar showing the evolution of the wipe process, the name of the drive wiped in that moment and the name of the method used to wipe that drive. If the option ‘Allow the user to abort the wiping process’ was selected before, the user may also choose to pause or to abort the wipe process.

Wiping progress from the Windows module

Wiping finished