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Eraser 6.2.0.2971

  • Last update: 19 Oct 2015
  • License: Freeware
  • Size: 7.92MB
  • Downloads: 29134

Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

Features of Eraser 6:

· Works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista, 7 and DOS. It works with any drive including IDE, SCSI and RAID. Also CD-RW's.
· Uses the Guttmann (Default), Pseudorandom Data and US DoD 5220-22.M methods.
· Erases Files and Folders.
· Erases Files/Folders that were only previously 'deleted'.
· Erases all hard drives using 'Darik's Boot and Nuke' method.
· Erases Index.dat on Reboot
· Erases Encrypted Files and Drives.
· Erases FreeSpace on 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP and DOS.
· Erases contents of the Recycle Bin.
· Erases Compressed Files and Drives.
· Erases Network Files, Floppy Disks, CD-RW, DVD-RAM, DVD-RW.
· Erases Windows Temporary Files.
· Erases Internet Cookies.
· Erases Paging (swap) file.
· Erases Internet Cache.
· Appears as an 'Erase' option on the Context Menu of Windows Explorer and Recycle Bin.
· Comes with an Eraser Scheduler that allows you to create user-defined tasks.
· Defeats File Recovery software applications Hardware tools.
· Supports FAT32 and NTFS Files Systems.
· Eraser is easy to use and comes with a dedicated support network.

What's New in Eraser 6.0.10:

- Fixed documentation errors when adding new tasks
- Fixed fatal errors when erasing files which the current user do not have access to
- Fixed updater with the change in server
- Fixed bug in monthly schedules
- Implementation suggestion by Jackjack that the title of balloon tips should be "Task Completed" and not "Task Executed" for clarity in #388.
- Document working around UAC to erase unused disk space.
- Fixed bug in scheduler where tasks will only be run once per Eraser start up even if the schedule should have been triggered
- Fixed memory leak when the Unlocker feature was enabled.
- Fixed some cases where file unlocking would still not allow a file to be unlocked for erasure.
- Fixed a situation where by a task would be initiated from the Explorer context menu and when Eraser was not running. Under some situations, the task will run but the UI will not reflect that.
- Fixed a crash when using the Unlocker code from Windows Vista.



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· Unlocker: unlocks in-use files, allowing functions to be performed on theme.
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· Web Tracks Eraser: protects your privacy by cleaning up all the tracks of your Internet activities.



Rating: 2 4 (votes) Comments:

Unbelievable software - Not simple nice interface, Scheduling tasks. I added a task and chose a simple erase method and ran it immediately but it didnt do anything. I tried this 2 times and also used 2 different machines, really disappointing. Ive uninstalled this software.

  • Rating: 1
  • Posted by: Imre
  • Date: 18 Jul 2013

I agree with the functional portion of the above comment but disagree with the look I think it looks good. any idea when the final will be out. And thanks to the developers :-

  • Rating: 3
  • Posted by: Sampson
  • Date: 4 May 2009

5.8x was better. Framework 3.5 is required. Worse GUI, Erasing of recycle bin fails. Erasing-method is harder to change.

I go back to 5.8x

  • Rating: 2
  • Posted by: upset user
  • Date: 14 Dec 2008
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