Running Active@ ERASER: Autoexecute Mode

You can start Active@ ERASER with a DOS auto-executable batch file. Include the command line containing call of the program and parameters.

Follow these steps:

  1. In the Microsoft DOS screen, open a new autoexec.bat file or edit an existing one with the following command:
    A:\>edit autoexec.bat 

    The Microsoft DOS file edit screen appears.
  2. Enter the command line and parameters as needed. Here is an example:
    hderaser -erasehdd=80h -erasemethod=6 -passes=1 -ignoreerrors

    In the example above, the first detected hard disk will be erased in one pass. Confirmations will be encountered and errors will be ignored.
  3. Save the autoexec.bat file in the root directory of the system floppy disk and exit the edit utility.
  4. Remove the floppy from this floppy drive.
  5. The floppy is now ready for automatic data erasing. To erase data using Autoexecute Mode, follow these steps:
    • Go to the machine that requires data erasing
    • With the PC power off, insert the Active@ ERASER Automatic Mode floppy disk into drive A:
    • Start the PC by turning on the power.
    • The PC will indicate booting into DOS. The data erase process will begin.
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