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Software for wiping USB drives

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Hi, I'm looking for software or hardware that can run and allows for wiping USB drives.

I currently use dban but I'm looking for something a little more plug and erase.

Thanks in advance.
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Question by:GTTech2010
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by:*** Hopeleonie ***
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Did you try Eraser?
https://eraser.heidi.ie/download/
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Hi you can try

http://www.diskwipe.org/

ermanently wipes sensitive data on partitions and disk volumes.

Portable, no installation needed!

Uses several advanced shredding algorithms (Dod 5220-22.M, US Army, Peter Guttman) to securely wipe data.

Supports all popular Windows file systems, NTFS, Fat, Fat32.

It uses quick format prior to disk wiping for faster performance.

Works with USB sticks, SD cards and other portable memory devices.

Small, light, does not contain adware.

Respect the privacy of your information, does not try to connect to remote server and does not send any information over internet.
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It feels like I've tried a hundred different wiping tools over the years, although the real number is probably closer to a dozen. The only one I've found that lets me do what needs to be done every single time is WinHex.

It's a full blown disk editor so wiping is just one of its functions. I also can't tell you that it's the most intuitive tool you'll ever use, not at first, but once you understand how it works, you can do the job. Every time.
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HDD LLF Low Level Format Tool
This HDD Low Level Format utility is free for home use. It can erase and Low-Level Format a SATA, IDE, SAS, SCSI or SSD hard disk drive. Will also work with any USB and FIREWIRE external drive enclosures as well as SD, MMC, MemoryStick and CompactFlash media.

An option to quickly wipe partitions and MBR data is available.
http://hddguru.com/software/HDD-LLF-Low-Level-Format-Tool/
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