Methods for data destruction

Active@ ERASER has several methods for data destruction that conform to:

  • US Department of Defense clearing and sanitizing standard DoD 5220.22-M
  • German VSITR
  • Russian GOST p50739-95

More sophisticated methods like Gutmann's or User Defined methods are available as well.

Operating Systems:

System Requirements:

It does not matter operating systems and file systems located on the drive to be erased, it can be:

To be able to use Active@ ERASER you require:

  • Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / Server 2008
  • Windows 95/98/ME
  • Windows NT/2000/XP/XP Home 64x/XP Professional 64x/2003 Server x64
  • Linux, Unix for PC
  • DOS
  • IBM PC/AT compatible CPU
  • Operates with processors as old as Intel 486
  • RAM for Windows: 128MB
  • RAM for DOS: 4 MB
  • Video must be EGA or better resolution
 
 

Functionality

DOS

Windows

Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive or logical partition disk image software disk image software
Supports IDE / ATA / SCSI hard disk drives disk image software disk image software
Supports large (more than 128GB) size drives disk image software disk image software
Supports HDD / Floppies / Zip / FlashMedia drives disk image software disk image software
US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant disk image software disk image software
Supports several erasing methods including the most secure Gutmann's algorithm disk image software disk image software
Data verification could be performed after erasing is completed disk image software disk image software
Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file disk image software disk image software
Can be placed and run from floppy disk image software disk image software
Displays detected drive and partition information disk image software disk image software
Supports Command Line mode (can be run with no user interaction) disk image software  
Disk Viewer allows to preview any sectors on a drive disk image software  
Allows to scan drives and preview files on FAT, FAT32 and NTFS file systems before erasing disk image software disk image software
Wipes out drive's free space out of previously deleted data   disk image software
Securely erases particular files and folders (multiselection is supported)   disk image software
Allows to create and schedule cleaning up the user defined profile   disk image software
Erases Internet Activities (temporary internet files, cookies, history, etc.)   disk image software
Erases caches of Internet Explorer, Netscape, Opera and AOL browsers   disk image software
Erases Local User Activities (temporary files, recent file list, run list, etc.)   disk image software

Installation

Lightweight installation (only 1MB) for both DOS and Windows disk image software disk image software
Installation is signed with AuthentiCode signature and thus protected   disk image software
Immediately after purchase personalized software package including registration info can be downloaded   disk image software

User Interface Features

Easy to use Explorer Style User Interface disk image software disk image software
Integrated with Windows Explorer via Context Menus   disk image software
Complete interactive help file includes "How to..." sections   disk image software