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Eraser


6.2.0.2962
Free Download 7.93 MB - Tested clean
Screenshot of Eraser 6.2, a data erasing app for the Windows operating system.
License:
Free Freeware
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Publisher:
Sourceforge
OS:
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Updated:
Mar 31, 2015
Technical:
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Review

Eraser is a free and open source data eraser software 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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Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove...



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.

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 on 32-bit and 64-bit PCs

This download is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system on a laptop or desktop PC from secure cleaning software without restrictions. Eraser 6.2.0.2962 is available to all software users as a free download for Windows 10 PCs but also without a hitch on Windows 7 and Windows 8.

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


Filed under:
  1. Eraser Download
  2. Freeware Secure Cleaning Software
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Major release: Eraser 6.2
  5. Data Erasing Software
Eraser has been picked by our editors as very good.
Eraser has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested Eraser 6.2.0.2962 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

Screenshots of Eraser (4)

Ranking in
Cleaning Software
#6 of 41
4.3 out of 5 based on 34 ratings.

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Download Details

Filename:
Eraser 6.2.0.2962.exe
System Architecture:
Windows 10 32-bit, Windows 10 64-bit, Windows 8 32-bit, Windows 8 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows 7 64-bit
Size on disk:
8,317,032 B
SHA256 filehash:
977f6851bb314c69711b6a06ce8880344ed3101d0f83a1d8ed2ec64a6aa262ba
MD5 filehash:
dab0db48c18fb1ffb6dab8748bfb20f5