Finding Your Way Around In The New east-tec Eraser

Finding your way around in east-tec Eraser

east-tec Eraser has brought several changes and improvements in comparison to its predecessors both in its interface structure and operation. In this article we are going to highlight not only the visible differences (INTERFACE section), but also point out what ways the new version offers you more effective, handier and faster solutions (OPERATION section). We are going to do this by making a comparison between east-tec Eraser and east-tec Eraser with screenshots side-by-side. To make searching for the answers you are looking for easier, please use the quick links below for direct access to the information you need.

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How To Securely Erase Files In Windows?

Completely And Securely Erase Files In Windows: Contents, Name And Properties

There is a tricky button on your computer’s keyboard that does something completely different from what you would expect.

When you press “Delete” to get rid of some data, Windows simply marks the disk areas of the file contents as being available for other files, but does not actually delete the file content, or sensitive details about the file. To save time and resources, it only moves them to the free space of your hard drive from where they can be recovered by unauthorized parties using special software tools.

This, obviously, is not a good news if you need to make sure that some confidential data and its traces can’t be restored after deletion. If you need to get rid of financial reports, invoices, passwords, emails and so forth, don’t rely on Windows. To protect your privacy, east-tec Eraser securely wipes the file contents (stored in disk areas used for data storage) as well as the file name and properties/attributes (stored in a special area, called MFT – Master File Table).

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