Eraser

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 325 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.2.0.2962
  • Total Downloads:
    1,294,650
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 13, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    7.93MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,538
  • Platform:
    Windows
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Editors' Review

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A few minor complaints aside, this free file shredder is by and large a solid find. Eraser's all-business interface won't win any design awards, but it's mostly convenient to use, allowing you to add files or folders to be deleted via drag-and-drop transfers. However, since the program lacks a dedicate deletion button or icon, you'll have to dig through the menu items to actually erase data. This misstep is somewhat negated by the fact that Eraser integrates into the Windows' context menu, letting you shred files via a right click. We're glad to see the program lets you choose from four secure government-sanctioned deletion algorithms, and we appreciate the inclusion of a scheduler, handy for routinely wiping free disk space. In our tests, Eraser got rid of a 1GB file in 10 minutes--impressive, considering we employed the most secure deletion method. Anyone seeking to eradicate documents for good should take a long look at this freebie.
 
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1 stars

"Anti-virus did not like download from this site."

March 19, 2015  |  By Vierarick

 |  Version: Eraser 6.2.0.2962

Pros

It is a really good program. The program gets 5 stars from me.

Cons

My anti-virus program warned me not to download the program from this site because it was infected with a virus and bogus adware and the like. So I went to sourceforge.net and downloaded it from there. My anti-virus program did not have anything to say when I downloaded it from there.

Summary

You just have to be careful where you download it from.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.2.0.2962
Version 6.2.0.2962 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher Heidi Computers
Publisher web site http://www.heidi.ie/
Release Date January 12, 2015
Date Added January 13, 2015
Version 6.2.0.2962
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 7.93MB
File Name Eraser 6.2.0.2962.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 1,294,650
Downloads Last Week 1,538
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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