Permanently Erase Data from SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

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updated on 2021-05-26 to Data Erasure

permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

Summary: Before you sell or donate your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, you’d better permanently erase data from it. AweEraser is a safe data erasure program. It can help you securely and permanently erase data from SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD without affecting the performance of it.

SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is one of the most popular external SSD brands. If you own a SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD and you are going to sell, donate it or give it away, you’d better permanently erase all sensitive data to avoid any potential security issue. How to permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD? Just delete the sensitive data or format the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD? No, the deleted or formatted still can be recovered by data recovery software (check this guide: recover formatted or deleted data from SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD).

If you want to permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, you need to download special data erasure software, such as AweEraser. This data erasure program supports to securely and permanently erase data from any type of storage device or hard drive. It offers certified data erasure standards such as 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).

  • Once your data on SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD is erased by AweEraser, the data will be lost forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.
  • AweEraser is 100% safe data erasure software, it will not cause any damage and will not shorten the service life of your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD.
  • This data erasure software also can help you repair crashed SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD.

Three modes to permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

Follow the steps to permanently erase data from SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD:

Step 1. Download and install AweEraser on your PC or Mac. Then connect the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD to your computer.

Step 2. Run AweEraser on your computer. Then choose a data erasure mode to help you permanently erase data from the connected SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD.

Erase Files - selectively erase files and folders from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD.

Erase Hard Drive - permanently erase all data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD.

Erase Free Space - wipe free disk space of the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD to permanently erase already deleted/lost data.

permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

Step 3. Click on Erase button to permanently erase the target data. Once the process gets finished, the data will be lost forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery software.

permanently erase data from your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD

Please note that once the data is erased by AweEraser, the data is lost forever, can’t be recovered by any data recovery method. So, please make a backup of your SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD data before you permanently erase it.

This software also can help you fix logical errors on crashed SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD. Just wipe the crashed SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD, then all logical errors will be fixed.

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AweEraser can help you securely and permanently erase data from SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD. It will help you permanently erase data from Seagate external hard drive, memory card, digital camera, USB flash drive, PC, Mac, etc. Download it here:

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