Monday, November 12, 2007

Sell your old Computer, not the data

You got a new computer with ates technology, but before your recycled your old computer, make sure you completely eliminate information from the hard drive.

the hard drives should be wiped of sensitive and private information. Data contained on non functioning computers could fall into the wrong hand much to the embarassment of the previous user.

Repeatdly deleting data, repartioning or reformating the hard drive will not erase data completely. Until data is actually overwritten by new information or a signal, programs that read disk sectors directly can still recover lost data.

The guaranteed ways to destroy data completely inaccessible are to degauss, wipe the drive, overwrite files or to simply destroy the storage media itself.

There are free software programs that can destroy data completely. "Eraser" that offer for windows that eliminates the possibility of resurrecting computer data.

Eraser is Free software and its source code is released under GNU General Public License. Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. Works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, Windows 2003 Server, Vista and DOS.

Download :

Eraser 5.84
For Windows 95, 98, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, XP & Vista

32 Bit

64 Bit

or yo can visit "eraser" site.


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