Active@ KillDisk

Active@ KillDisk

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 148 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    9.0.533
  • Total Downloads:
    1,016,438
  • Date Added:
    September 01, 2014
  • File Size:
    27.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    828
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Active@ KillDisk gives you a fast, easy way to delete your files and folders for good if you're getting rid of your hard drive. While it's not as advanced as some other permanent deletion programs, it offers enough bonus features to keep you interested. The professional, welcoming look earns it a few extra points.

Active@ KillDisk lets you take another pass at your deleted files and unallocated disk space to make sure your deleted files stay deleted if someone tries to recover them. The program scans your disk automatically and gives you a hierarchical view of what's on your drive so you know exactly what you're deleting. The free version of the program we tested only gives you one pass, which is nowhere near as secure as the military-grade standards that other permanent erasers give you. The program will push up to those standards if you're willing to pay for it, though. It does let you create a brand new boot disk, which can be handy to have if you're using an unstable machine. It even works in DOS and lets you visualize your disk in its true binary code. Those aren't cosmetic add-ons by any means, but it's up to you if these features make up for the lackluster data security.

Many people who are heavy into security may want something that does more than just one overwrite, which is fair. Active@ KillDisk is a cool program for anyone else who is willing to sacrifice that extra security for a few utility features, though. Even better, it gives you the best of both worlds if you're willing to spend a few bucks.

 
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  • 5 stars

    "Very practical software for basic pc repair."

    September 27, 2014   |   By CanEkici

    Version: Active@ KillDisk 9.0.533

    Pros

    Fast installing.. creates the boot disc easily.

    Cons

    I have not observed any negative aspects yet.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 9.0.533
    • Ultimate package: DOS, Windows, Linux, Linux Console targets;
    • New Linux packages: 32-bit/64-bit Linux and Console targets;
    • Boot Disk Creator allows to setup command line parameters for KillDisk startup;
    • Non-blocking erase mode allows to work in parallel erase/wipe sessions.
    General
    Publisher LSoft Technologies
    Publisher web site http://www.lsoft.net/
    Release Date August 23, 2014
    Date Added September 01, 2014
    Version 9.0.533
    Category
    Category Utilities & Operating Systems
    Subcategory System Utilities
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 2003
    Additional Requirements Starting from the bootable media allows the erasure of any disks on PCs like, Windows, Linux, etc.
    Download Information
    File Size 27.01MB
    File Name KillDiskSuiteFree-Setup.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 1,016,438
    Downloads Last Week 828
    Pricing
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations Free demo version
    Price $49.95

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