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How to Permanently Erase Data from Samsung X5 Portable SSD?

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Anna

updated on 2021-06-07 to Data Erasure

Although Samsung X5 portable SSD is very expensive, some professional IT users still like it, especially when they want to transfer data between professional digital device and computer, Samsung X5 portable SSD is a good option. However, when you are going to sell, donate or lend your Samsung X5 portable SSD to other people, you’d better permanently erase all your sensitive data to avoid data leakage.

permanently erase data from Samsung X5 portable SSD

In previous articles, we have introduced methods about how to recover deleted/lost data from Samsung X5 portable SSD. It means the deleted or formatted data in your Samsung X5 portable SSD is not lost forever and can be easily recovered by data recovery software or manual data recovery service. That’s not safe to you. If you don’t want to the next owner have the chance to recover your data information from your Samsung X5 portable SSD, you should use data erasure tool to help you permanently destroy your sensitive data before you sell, donate your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

How to permanently erase data from Samsung X5 portable SSD?

AweEraser is a safe, powerful and easy-to-use data erasure program. It supports to permanently erase data from HDD, SSD, PC, Mac, USB flash drive, memory card, digital camera, etc. It is fully capable of permanently erasing data from your Samsung X5 portable SSD. Download it here:

With certified data erasure standards, AweEraser is able to permanently erase any type of data from your Samsung X5 portable SSD. This software is 100% safe, it will not shorten the lifespan of your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

After downloading and installing AweEraser on your computer, just connect the Samsung X5 portable SSD to your computer. AweEraser offers three flexible data erasure modes for you to permanently erase data from the Samsung X5 portable SSD.

Mode 1. Selectively shred files from your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

If you only want to permanently erase some specific files from your Samsung X5 portable SSD, just select them from your Samsung X5 portable SSD. Then click on Erase button to permanently erase the selected files.

permanently erase data from Samsung X5 portable SSD

Mode 2. Format and wipe the Samsung X5 portable SSD.

Before you sell or donate your Samsung X5 portable SSD, you’d permanently erase all data from your Samsung X5 portable SSD. This mode will help you format and wipe the Samsung X5 portable SSD. All data information on the Samsung X5 portable SSD will be erased forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.

permanently erase data from Samsung X5 portable SSD

Mode 3. Wipe deleted/lost data on your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

If you only want to permanently erase deleted/lost data from your Samsung X5 portable SSD, just try this mode - Erase Free Space. It only erases the deleted/lost data on the Samsung X5 portable SSD. It will not affect the existing data on your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

permanently erase data from Samsung X5 portable SSD

Please note that once your data is erased by AweEraser, the erased data will be gone forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software. You’d better back up your Samsung X5 portable SSD data before you wipe it.

Repair crashed Samsung X5 portable SSD with AweEraser AweEraser also can help you repair crashed Samsung X5 portable SSD. Just choose Disk Tools. Then select the Samsung X5 portable SSD and click on Repair button. This method can help fix minor errors on your Samsung X5 portable SSD.

Repair crashed Samsung X5 portable SSD with AweEraser

If your Samsung X5 portable SSD is not showing up on Windows, check this guide: fix external hard drive not showing up issue.

If your Samsung X5 portable SSD is not showing up on Mac, check this guide: fix external hard drive not showing up on Mac issue.

AweEraser is complete DIY data erasure tool. It offers military & government level data erasure standards including HMG Infosec Standard 5 (1 pass), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 2 (2 passes), U.S. Army AR380-19 (3 passes), DoD 5220.22-M ECE (7 passes), Peter Gutmann's algorithm 35 (35 passes). If you want to permanently erase data, just try this software: