Eraser version

Version Active@ Eraser is available for operating in DOS interactive mode, DOS command mode or Microsoft Windows user interface mode. The availability of Active@ Eraser features depends on the version of the application.

The tables below show what features are available for both the Demo version and the Professional version of the ultimate data security tool in both the DOS and Windows environments:

Table 2-1 DOS Interactive Mode and DOS Command Mode

Features

Free Demo Version

Professional Version

Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive or logical partition

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Supports IDE / ATA / SCSI hard disk drives

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Supports Fixed Disks, Floppies, Zip Drives, FlashMedia Drives

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Supports large format drives (more than 8GB)

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Supports Command Line mode (can be run with no user interaction)

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Operates from floppy disk

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Erases Internet Activities (temporary internet files, cookies, history, etc.)

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Erases Local User Activities (temporary files, recent file list, run list, etc.)

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Erases with one-pass zeros

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Erases with one-pass random characters

 

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Erases with user-defined number of passes (up to 99)

 

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US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant

 

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German VISTR compliant

 

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Russian GOST p50739-95 compliant

 

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Gutmann method compliant

 

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Supports all detected hard disk drives

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Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file

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Displays detected drive and partition information

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Data verification could be performed after erasing is completed

 

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Easy to use DOS interactive user interface

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Lightweight installation (only ~750 KB)

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Disk Viewer allows to preview any sectors on a drive

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Table 2-2 Microsoft Windows User Interface Mode

Features

Free Demo Version

Professional Version

Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive or logical partition

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Supports IDE / ATA / SCSI hard disk drives

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Supports Fixed Disks, Floppies, Zip Drives, FlashMedia Drives

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Supports large format drives (more than 8GB)

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Operates from floppy disk

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Erases Internet Activities (temporary internet files, cookies, history, etc.)

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Erases Local User Activities (temporary files, recent file list, run list, etc.)

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Erases with one-pass zeros

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Erases with one-pass random characters

 

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Erases with user-defined number of passes (up to 99)

 

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US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant

 

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German VISTR compliant

 

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Russian GOST p50739-95 compliant

 

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Gutmann method compliant

 

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Wipes a drive's free space clean of previously deleted data

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Securely erases selected single or multiple files and folders

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Supports all detected hard disk drives

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Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file

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Displays detected drive and partition information

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Data verification could be performed after erasing is completed

 

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Installation is signed and protected with AuthentiCode signature

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Personalized software package, including registration info can be downloaded immediately after purchase

 

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Lightweight installation (only ~750 KB)

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Integrated with Windows Explorer via Context Menus

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Complete interactive help file includes "How to..." sections

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Easy to use Microsoft-Explorer-style user interface

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Microsoft certified for Active@ ERASER