This KB helps you perform permanent data erasure on Microsoft Surface line of tablets and laptops using BitRaser Drive Eraser software. The application wipes all Surface devices be it Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Go, Surface Laptop Go, Surface Studio, and Surface Book (all generations) beyond the scope of recovery.
In this KB we will provide you the step-by-step instructions on how to perform data erasure on Microsoft Surface devices.
Steps to Wipe Microsoft Surface Machine/s:
RAM: 1 GB Minimum (4 GB Recommended)
USB Device: 2 GB or more to create BitRaser bootable media
Let’s see the steps in detail.
Stage 1: Download ISO File for Creating a Bootable USB
Stage 2: Burn BitRaser Drive Eraser ISO File to a USB Drive.
(We recommend using the latest version of Rufus application)
Stage 3: Securely Erase Microsoft Surface
(a) Connect Bootable USB to Microsoft Surface to be Wiped
In the UEFI mode of the BIOS, select the bootable USB media and follow the on-screen instructions.
(b) Connect to BitRaser Cloud to Access Erasure Licenses
(c) Erase Drive of Microsoft Surface Machine and Save Report
Once the erasure process is completed, the report will be automatically uploaded to your cloud server. Well done! You have successfully erased the Microsoft Surface Laptop.
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