Data Destroyer

Data Destroyer

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    14.92
  • Total Downloads:
    7,436
  • Date Added:
    May 06, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (21-day trial, restricted functionality); $29.45 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1.48MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Hermetic Systems' Data Destroyer is a disk-wiping utility that can render data unrecoverable by overwriting it multiple times. It will scrub your hard disks, floppies, and ZIP disks clean. It will delete individual files, whole directories, or entire disks full of data. You can select the type and number of purges, or overwrites. Data Destroyer will even estimate how long it will take to perform the selected number of purges. It meets stringent U.S. Department of Defense standards for data disk sanitization, too. If it's good enough for the Pentagon, it'll probably meet your needs, too.

Data Destroyer downloads as a ZIP file but it installs and opens conventionally. There are constant opportunities--and reminders--to purchase and register the software. The trial version has limited functionality; nevertheless, it's a simple enough program to use, and it will give you a feel for what the full version can do. The interface is clean and self-explanatory, and the trial version includes a link to the program's extensive online manual, if you need more help. The layout is simple enough that even inexperienced users can safely delete data from their systems without getting into trouble.

With cybercrime on the rise and more of our daily lives being transacted online, it just makes sense to protect your system. A good disk cleaner like Data Destroyer should be a part of your security team. Data Destroyer is free to try and $23.75 to buy. It's certified to work in both Vista and Windows 7.

 
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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 14.92
Now recognizes if a disk is write-protected.
General
Publisher Hermetic Systems
Publisher web site http://www.hermetic.ch/
Release Date April 29, 2014
Date Added May 06, 2014
Version 14.92
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Privacy Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows 98, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows NT, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.48MB
File Name dd_setup.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,436
Downloads Last Week 4
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 21-day trial, restricted functionality
Price $29.45

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