If the secure deletion of data sometimes takes longer, you don't have to do something wrong on your Microsoft Windows 11, 10, ... MS Server OS!
The speed of the hard disk is of course the decisive factor in securely deleting data and this is not only the case with Microsoft Windows operating systems. However, many factors also play a role here. Here you will find information that could be of interest in relation to secure deletion and speed!
With larger amounts of data, a short-term deactivation of Windows Defender can be very advantageous.
► Quickly and quickly deactivate the Defender antivirus application!
► Exclude external drive from Defender Virus Scan
You can of course reactivate the Defender or your antivirus program after the secure delete action, read the manual of the respective antivirus program manufacturer!
More information about the speed of the hard drives and such ...!
Here is possibly further information that could be of interest in relation to secure deletion and the speed on MS Windows desktop and server OS:
FAQ 15: Updated on: 29 May 2022 12:58