|Last updated:||15 April 2012|
|File size:||2.88 MB|
Publisher description for WinEraser
WinEraser 1.0 is a removal utility that erase sensitive data securely.This tool securely removes data from Windows systems. It completely removes sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with the selected overwriting pattern. It adds an icon on the system tray for a quick access to the program. It also adds the option to securely removal on the right click button menu on windows explorer.There are four patterns for overwriting already created on the software based on the most common overwriting methods. This overwriting patterns are used for delete securely files and unused disk space; you can use the same pattern in both cases or you can use different pattern on each one. The patterns used for overwriting are based on Peter Gutmann's method, a couple of methods defined in the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual of the US Department of Defense and overwriting with pseudo-random data; they are selected to effectively remove the magnetic remnants from the hard disk making it impossible to recover the data.You can drag and drop files and folders to the on-demand eraser, use the convenient Explorer shell extension or use the integrated scheduler to program overwriting of unused disk space or, for example, browser cache files to happen regularly, whenever you like.The installation process is very easy to perform; the software includes excellent documentation to guide and help with all the features of the program. WinEraser works on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000 and later platforms.