How to Format and Erase Unmounted Disk Drive on Mac?

When the file system gets corrupted, there is no way to mount the disk drive on your Mac. If you want to fix this issue, you need to format the unmounted disk drive on your Mac. And in some cases, you need to permanently erase data from a hard disk drive. Here, we will show you how to format/erase unmounted disk drive on Mac.

First of all, let’s introduce the best Mac disk format tool - AweEraser for Mac. It is able to securely format the unmounted disk drive and permanently erase all data on the unmounted disk drive. It means you will get a brand new disk drive after format. With AweEraser for Mac, you will have at hand the best way to erase that data from your disassembled disc without problems to give it the use you want. Just download AweEraser for Mac:

Format and erase unmounted disk drive on Mac

Please note that all data will be gone forever after formatting the unmounted disk drive with AweEraser for Mac. If you need the files in the unmounted disk drive, you can use data recovery software to recover lost data from the unmounted disk drive on your Mac. After getting all lost files back, you can use AweEraser for Mac to format/erase the unmounted disk drive on Mac.

Step 1: Choose mode “Erase Hard Drive”.

Run AweEraser for Mac on your Mac computer, it will find and list the unmounted disk drive. Just choose mode “Erase Hard Drive”.

format and erase unmounted disk drive on Mac

Step 2: Format and erase unmounted disk drive.

Once the process gets finished, all the data on the unmounted disk drive will be permanently erased and new file system will be built on the unmounted disk drive. This issue is fixed.

If the unmounted disk drive can’t be recognized by AweEraser for Mac, you can try following solutions:

  • 1. Try to find the unmounted disk drive on Disk Utility, then erase it with Disk Utility. If you want to permanently erase data from the unmounted disk drive, you can run AweEraser for Mac to erase it again.
  • 2. Send your unmounted disk drive to local disk repair store, the manual disk repair service will help you repair your unmounted disk drive.
  • 3. Download other disk repair software to fix the corrupted unmounted disk drive on Mac.
  • 4. Try to format the unmounted disk drive on a Windows PC.

There are many data erasure methods. But some of them are harmful. AweEraser for Mac is 100% safe and reliable data erasure tool. It will not cause any damage to your HDD or SSD. It also offers other modes to help you permanently erase data.

Permanently delete files from a hard disk drive

“Erase Files” tool can help you selectively erase files from a hard disk drive. Just add or select files/folders from the hard drive, then erase the selected files/folders permanently.

format and erase unmounted disk drive on Mac

Erase deleted files from hard drive

Wipe free space can help you permanently erase already deleted files on the hard drive. It will not affect the existing files on the hard drive.

format and erase unmounted disk drive on Mac

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Posted by Anna, 2019-09-12