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Eraser

A security tool to remove sensitive data from your Windows hard drive

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Description

Eraser is a secure data removal tool for Windows. It completely removes sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

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Features

  • Erases residue from deleted files
  • Erases MFT and MFT-resident files (for NTFS volumes) and Directory Indices (for FAT)
  • Powerful and flexible scheduler

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User Reviews

  • esteban-makarov
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Awesome

    Posted 01/25/2015
  • gian20
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    The best FOSS Secure Deletion Program, and Please Update it ASAP

    Posted 08/15/2014
  • dookiex
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    after finally getting the external box for my misbehaving broken-screen laptop's 160G hd, trying to drop all of its contents to the archival 2TB drive for later perusal? (there was some good stuff on there!) used "unlocker" to get some of the last dregs off to the Recycle Bin, where they held on tough! tried again to get ALL of the DocsandSets off, failed again, and wiped the bugger clean, and tried to get those "unlockeds" out of the REcycleBin more and more, with restarts and mean stares, the Windows Fix-It page that didn't seem to load right, said it uncorrupted my RecBin, but didn't I guess, still in there, but found Eraser while actually "long" formatting the irksome drive (my first time not quick!) and we're 43min in, and almost there! Eraser worked swell for cleaning my bin, thank you! now to install XP for 36 hours, and I'll be good! 45 min in, only 2 little progress blocks to go on the format! down to one!

    Posted 12/30/2013
  • tfileme
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Very good Software.

    Posted 05/25/2013
  • rusik1978
    1 of 5 2 of 5 3 of 5 4 of 5 5 of 5

    Thanks for great project! Simply the best.Good,good,good.+1

    Posted 05/19/2013
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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

Advanced End Users, System Administrators, End Users/Desktop

User Interface

.NET/Mono, Win32 (MS Windows), Command-line

Programming Language

C#, C++

Registered

2001-10-04
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