Western Digital is a popular brand of external hard drive which provides a huge amount of storage space and high speed in data transfer. You can store different type of personal and professional information in your external drive. Many times, we keep some private information in the drive for security reason. When you delete those files from your Western Digital drive, they are not completely removed. One can restore your confidential information easily using an application. To get rid of this data recovery risk, you have to erase Western Digital external hard drive files using appropriate tool. This application removes information completely and makes them irrecoverable using any other tool. Remo More is one such application that allow you to perform this wiping process in some simple steps.

Many of people think that when files are deleted from external hard drive they are removed completely. But after deletion, files remain in the same location whereas the pointer to the file is deleted from file system and the location is marked as available. So, deleted files can be restored easily using an efficient recovery tool. To prevent this illegal access, you have to erase the drive with a third party application. If you want to know how to erase Western Digital external hard drive completely, Remo MORE software will be the appropriate option for you. This tool has the ability to remove all types of files including images, music, video, documents etc carefully.

Sometimes, we delete files from external drive using ‘Shift + Delete’ keys assuming that those files are deleted permanently. Although, the deleted files are not stored in the Recycle Bin of the computer, still they are recoverable as they exists in the same location. In that case, to make those files irrecoverable, you have to overwrite those information with other data. To erase Western Digital external hard drive completely by overwriting the location with random data, you can choose Remo MORE software. This utility overwrites the selected memory space again and again to destroy your private data beyond recovery. You should also remember that files are not entirely removed even after formatting of drives, the only way to wipe WD external hard drive file is overwriting.


Employing this efficient file eraser, you can obtain different advantages in file deletion. Remo More tool uses some powerful data shredding patterns which are used by various Government and security agencies. Some important shredding patterns used by this tool are Random Overwrite, DOD Standard 5220.22.M, NATO standard, Peter Guttmann Method and many others. You can choose required file shredding process manually during drive wiping. Using this software, you not only can erase Western Digital external hard drive, it will be also applicable on other HDD of Samsung, Maxtor, Iomega, IBM etc. You can perform this data wiping operation on all major versions of Windows and Mac operating system.

Follow these simple steps to Erase Western Digital External Hard Drive Files:

Step 1: At first, install this application on your computer and after launching it selecet "Data Wipe" option from the main window.

How to Erase Western Digital External Hard Drive - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: In this step you have to selecet "File Eraser" option to erase files from WD external hard disk.

How to Erase Western Digital External Hard Drive - Select File Eraser Option

Figure 2: Select File Eraser Option

Step 3: In this window you will get two option as shown in the below figure where you have to choose "Erase Hard Drive/Partition" option to continue.

How to Erase Western Digital External Hard Drive - Select Erase Hard Drive/Partition

Figure 3: Select Erase Hard Drive/Partition

Step 4: Now, select the WD external disk and click "Next" to remove all information from it easily.

How to Erase Western Digital External Hard Drive - Select WD External Drive

Figure 4: Select WD External Drive