Data security is very important aspect for us as we don’t allow any body to misuse our sensitive information. So whenever we are going to sell our system or changing the hard disk we must first think of the data stored on it to be removed. For helping in such condition there is a software tool which will let us remove our sensitive information very easily and in efficient manner.
Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows platform like for Windows 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Vista Server 2003 and Server 2008. It removes the sensitive data from the hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. The interested thing is that it free to use whose source code is available under GNU General Public License.
We used to store every kind of information on our system like passwords, personal information, some official documents, financial records, and many more which we don’t want to share. So in order to maintain privacy in case when we want it to be removed seems very difficult and complicated as simply deleting the data didn’t means that its gone. But all sort of problems after taking under consideration gave result for that as ‘Eraser’ having a simplified GUI erasing all private data safely and with ease.
Working on Windows XP, Vista, Server 2003, Server 2008 and version 5.7 can still be used on Windows 98, NT, ME, 2000.
Compatible with any drive that works with Windows.
Secure drive erasure methods are supported out of box.
Erases files, folders, and their previous deleted counterparts.
Works with an extremely customizable scheduler.
Stable Versions: Eraser 5.8.7, Eraser 5.8.7 (portable), Eraser 5.7 (for Win 9x,Me)
Beta Versions: Eraser 5.8.8 (beta 1), Eraser 6.0.5 (rc-5, build 1114)