Amazing PC utility for low-level hard disk drive formatting

HDD Low Level Format Tool

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Low-Level Formatting is a term that describes the disk formatting process. Data is stored on a disk in a specific assigned location. This is how the physical format is built. An application that helps perform this action is called the HDD Low Level Format Tool. The factory is where the true Low-Level Formatting is performed. However, a tool like this one does zero-fills only.

Note: After running this low level format tool, the whole disk surface will be erased. Data restoration is impossible after using this utility!

Restore Your Hard Disk Drive to its Factory Configuration

HDD Low Level Format Tool restores the factory configuration to the hard drive. Every location on the hard drive disk has a zero-byte written to it. That is how this configuration is possible. This action permanently erases every bit of data that is on your disk completely.

If your hard drive has become corrupted or infected with a virus, then you’ll find it necessary to restore the hard drive back to its factory settings. It is the only way to remedy these kinds of problems. In addition, this application keeps bad sectors hidden so that your data can be stored on a totally clean surface without any errors.

Simple Interface

The application has a simple interface that is easy to use. When you choose a device, you’ll be given details about it like the model number, serial number, buffer size, firmware version, physical parameters, security features, and the queuing features. If S.M.A.R.T. technology is supported by the drives, different kinds of information will be given to you, such as power cycles, spin-up time, read error rate, and power on time. You can check the hardware temperature too.

Several Major Models and Brands Supported

HDD LLF is compatible with several types of devices, such as flashcards (for those of you with card readers), firewire drives, and USB drives. The biggest hard disk manufacturers are supported by the application as well, such as Samsung, Maxtor, Hitachi, Seagate, Western Digital, Quantum, and Toshiba. Since there is a 50 MB per second limit, the process takes some time to finish. If you need to process a 2TB hard drive, then it’ll take 12 hours.

Before you start, make sure to plug in your target device because it won’t be detected automatically by the application.


You’ll want to use this application if you’re dealing with MBR virus intrusion, bad sectors, or data corruption. Then your hard drive will be as good as new again.

License terms:

  • Free for personal/home use (speed is capped at 180 GB per hour which is 50 MB/s)
  • Just $3.30 for personal/home use (no speed limit)
  • $27.00 per seat for commercial or professional use
  • Updates are free for life

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