How to Wipe One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD on Windows/Mac OS?

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Anna

updated on 2020-07-20 to Data Erasure

“Hi, I will sell my old 500GB One Touch external SSD. I follow it use disk management on my Windows 10 PC. However, when I run a data recovery program to scan it, all files show up. Is there any way to permanently erase data on this SSD so that the files can’t be found or recovered by data recovery program?” - Linda

wipe One Touch/Ultra Touch external SSD

One Touch SSD and Ultra Touch SSD are the best-selling portable SSDs of Seagate external hard drives. They work well on both PC and Mac. But when you are going to sell, donate or trade in a One Touch or Ultra Touch External SSD, you’d better permanently wipe all data on it. Here is an easy solution to help you securely and permanently erase data from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD, 100% safe, no physical damage.

In most cases, when you format a One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD to get that ‘Fresh’ feeling, you may think all data on the formatted One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD is gone forever. However, it is not true. With data recovery software, any one can easily recover lost data from formatted One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

There are many data recovery software can help you completely recover lost data from formatted One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD or recover deleted documents from your One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD. Is there any way to permanently wipe all data from the One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD? Yes, the data erasure software can help you achieve this goal.

Three methods to permanently erase data from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD

To prevent data recovery, you need special data erasure software. AweEraser is a powerful data erasure program which can securely and permanently erase data from any type of SSD, HDD, USB flash drive, memory card, digital camera, digital camcorder, RAID, Server, etc.

If you want to permanently erase data from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD, just download AweEraser and install it on your computer. Then connect the One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD to your computer, run AweEraser to erase data from it.

AweEraser offers three modes to help you securely and permanently erase data from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

Mode 1. Shred files from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

Select files/folders from One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD. Then click on Erase button to permanently erase the selected files/folders from your One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

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Mode 2. Format and wipe One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

This method will help you format and wipe entire One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD. All data on the One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD will be permanently erased. No physical damage, no trace for data recovery.

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Mode 3. Wipe deleted data on One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD.

We know that the deleted files are not lost forever. They are stored on the free disk space of your hard drive and can be restored by data recovery program. This mode will help you wipe the free disk space of your One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD and permanently wipe all already deleted data on the One Touch/Ultra Touch External SSD to prevent deleted file recovery. It will not erase the existing data.

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AweEraser is a very easy-to-use data erasure program. It is fully compatible with Windows and Mac OS. You can run it to permanently and securely erase data from a One Touch SSD or Ultra Touch SSD. There are some reasons why we choose it.

  • Certified data erasure standards, including HMG Infosec Standard 5 (1 pass), German FOFIS (2 passes), DOD 5220.22-M (3 passes), U.S. Army AR380-19 (7 passes), Peter Gutmann's algorithm (35 passes).
  • 100% safe, will not cause any damage to your One Touch SSD or Ultra Touch SSD.
  • Very easy to use.
  • Flexible data erasure modes.
  • Also can format and repair One Touch SSD or Ultra Touch SSD.

AweEraser also can help you erase data from Seagate Backup Plus, Memory card, and USB clash drive, digital camera, etc. Download it here:

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