Freeraser - secure deletion

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Freeraser - secure deletion

#1 Post by netdiver » Sat Feb 14, 2009 2:11 am

Category: Security - Secure Deletion

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Synopsis: Freeraser - a powerful tool for an unrecoverable destruction of digital information. No installation is necessary. User can select one of three levels of data destruction: Standard (1 pass), Forced (3 passes according to DoD 5220.22-M method) and Ultimate (35 passes according to Gutmann method). Drag-n-drop or simply select a file and Freeraser will destroy it without a possibility to recover the information.

Writes settings to: Application folder (v.1.0)

How to extract: Download the Freeraser.zip and extract all files to any folder of your choice. Launch Freeraser.exe
Alternatively download Freeraser portable installer

Stealth: Yes

Unicode support: Yes

License: Freeware

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP / VISTA

Website: http://codyssey.com
Screenshot: http://codyssey.com/manuals/Freeraser/v ... arency.png
Download ZIP archive: http://www.codyssey.com/downloads/sw/fr ... eraser.zip (~1.55Mb)
Download installer: http://www.codyssey.com/downloads/sw/fr ... _Setup.exe (~1.81Mb)
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Writes settings to: Application folder

#2 Post by nickoftime » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:41 am

Netdiver: Help - Can't make this run portable

The app writes entries to the registry - cannot locate any config options to write to the app folder. Also, could not find info on the website.

If there is a way, please post.

Thanks,

Nick

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RE: Help - Can't make this run portable

#3 Post by netdiver » Mon Feb 16, 2009 1:40 am

If you run Freeraser.exe from removable media it writes (and reads) all settings to INI file in same folder.
Works just fine for me....
Check if your portable device recognized as "removable" by Windaz. If it is "fixed" app will use registry for settings :(

Update: there is native Portable version. May be downloaded here: http://www.codyssey.com/downloads/sw/fr ... _Setup.exe
or ZIP archive: http://www.codyssey.com/downloads/sw/fr ... eraser.zip
Links in post fixed as well...

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Re: Freeraser - secure deletion

#4 Post by webfork » Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:53 pm

Old thread update: Site offline, here's the softpedia link: https://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/ ... aser.shtml ... no sign of the ZIP version.

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