Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser

Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser

Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 150 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0 build 5.599
  • Total Downloads:
    1,019,390
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 12, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    26.89MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    879
  • Platform:
    Windows
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  • Current Version

    3.1

    out of 24 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 7
    • 3 star 0
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 9
  • All Versions

    3.3

    out of 150 votes

    • 5 star 60
    • 4 star 27
    • 3 star 6
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 52
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4 stars

"Great program for free."

October 04, 2009

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

Useful for pre-formatting wipe to speed up drives and bad sector corrections. (A first step before replacing a drive)

Cons

Crashes on Vista x64. Not the full version, but I'm sure its worth the money.

Summary

I had an iPod Viideo that showed up as bad sectors after constant freezing up. Restored the iPod and still froze. Performed a complete wipe one pass and restore of the iPod and it runs like new.

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1 stars

"Cannot read/format corrupt drive"

July 22, 2009  |  By masterdam79

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

Formats drives entirely

Cons

Cannot read/format corrupt drive

Summary

Cannot read/format corrupt drive

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4 stars

"easy to use"

June 30, 2009  |  By jselinger

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

easy to use

Cons

It is slow

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5 stars

"Great function, documentation and free"

April 21, 2009  |  By agendaguy

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

Works perfectly in pure DOS boot mode, what I wanted

Cons

Free only has one pass zero out but good enough for most of us

Summary

Happy to have folks like this in our web world

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1 stars

"Got no display when the it was running in my PC."

April 16, 2009  |  By Pak Donson

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

No comment.

Cons

No comment.

Summary

I have no idea if the product had worked or not.

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4 stars

"Read instructions carefully"

March 17, 2009  |  By mikejb2

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

Worked for me and removed vista. Remember you do not boot up with vista you use the cd that you burn. So it doesn't matter what os you have. All that matters is that it is an IBM compatible pc.

Cons

Writes only zero's? Remember that as hd's become higher in capacity the data storage locations become smaller and more difficult to recover. As a test pay someone to recover the data. I have a feeling that you won't find anyone that can.

Summary

I worked perfectly.

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1 stars

"Illegal operation on closing!"

March 01, 2009  |  By asur

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

I "killed" a floppy, which seemed to go ok. (Of course, it's only writing 0's.) Continued...

Cons

...When it finished, I clicked x to close, and it got an illegal operation! Not only that, but it wouldn't quit when I clicked Ok!! Not only that, I had to Push the Button to shut down!!!

Summary

Not too impressed. Keep in mind this was on a freshly-installed W98SE. Maybe later OS's handle it better.

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1 stars

"I don't think I could get it to work , to complicated"

February 15, 2009  |  By darrell bryant

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

I couldn't get it to work

Cons

the program asked me to go a site , to down load a prog. for disk and I got stuck , apparently I was a little stuck with access issues???? I couldn't get it to work.

Summary

I can't give a reveiw because it didn't give me what I was looking for.

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1 stars

"did not work on XP"

December 31, 2008  |  By brooklyn5150

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

easy to use

Cons

Try something that works.

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2 stars

"Not a Totally free Application"

December 13, 2008  |  By ptcrawler

 |  Version: Active@ Kill Disk - Hard Drive Eraser 5.0 build 5.599

Pros

Nice for a quick single pass driver wiper

Cons

Misleading Description, The meat and Potatoes of this application will cost.

Summary

eh! I've seen better, for less

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0 build 5.599
Version 5.0 build 5.599 adds new Wipe function that wipes out all unused space on existing drives, not touching existing data.
General
Publisher LSoft Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.lsoft.net/
Release Date June 12, 2008
Date Added June 12, 2008
Version 5.0 build 5.599
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 3.x, Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows (all)
Download Information
File Size 26.89MB
File Name KillDiskSuiteFree-Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,019,390
Downloads Last Week 879
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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