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Eraser is a free and open source data eraser app filed under secure cleaning software and made available by Sourceforge for Windows.

The review for Eraser has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below.

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Publisher's Description

Powerful deletion tool that deletes sensitive files and folders permanently, making recover impossible:

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. Eraser is currently supported under all modern versions of Windows.

It completely removes sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns.

Eraser is Free software and its source code is released under GNU General Public License.

The patterns used for overwriting are based on Peter Gutmann's paper "Secure Deletion of Data from Magnetic and Solid-State Memory" and they are selected to effectively remove magnetic remnants from the hard drive.

Eraser is software which can permanently erase files.

Eraser features and highlights:
  • Deletes files permanently from your hard drive
  • Erases files, folders and their previously deleted counterparts
  • Works with an extremely customizable scheduler
  • It works with any drive that works with Windows

Eraser is licensed as Freeware for Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from secure cleaning software without restrictions. Eraser is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

This data eraser software is filed under:

  • Eraser Download
  • Freeware Secure Cleaning Software
  • Open source and GPL software
  • Major release: Eraser 6.2

Compatibility with this data eraser software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from Sourceforge.

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