HDDGURU – Hard Disk Drive Low Level Format Tool
by: Revengsky Joseph D. Reyes (a.k.a rjdreyes – jcyberinux.com)
Recently, I format a Portable HDD and currently needed to low-level format to be safe erase on the data on it.
Luckily, I found HDDGURU – Low Level Format Tool, which formats the whole Hard disk or any portable Hard disk safe and fast with the current HDDGURU – Low Level Format Tool Version 4.05.
You can download HDDGURU – Low Level Format Tool here, and try it for yourself.
Note : Warning, by using Low Level Format your data or files will be unrecoverable. Low Level Format does only to format (safe erase – factory default) your Hard disk / Hard drive or Portable Hard disk. It doesn’t erase the bad sector maps, it just allocated on the reserved fail safe sector maps.
Supported OS: MS Windows XP, Vista x32/x64, 7 x32/x62, Server 2003, 2008, 2008R2
HDD Low Level Format Tool is a utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting.
Supported interfaces: S-ATA (SATA), IDE (E-IDE), SCSI, SAS, USB, FIREWIRE.
Big drives (LBA-48) are supported.
Supported Manufacturers: Maxtor, Hitachi, Seagate, Samsung, Toshiba, Fujitsu, IBM, Quantum, Western Digital, and almost any other not listed here.
The program also supports low-level formatting of FLASH cards (SD, MMC, MemoryStick and CompactFlash) using a card-reader.
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.
Free for personal use (speed is capped at 180 GB per hour which is 50 MB/s)
For max performance, Just $3.30 for personal use (no speed limit).
Related Entries / References :
Download HDDGURU – Low Level Format Tool – Official Site
HDDGURU – Low Level Format Tool – Official Site