Thursday, August 09, 2007

Eraser 5.84 For Vista

Eraser is an advanced security tool for Windows, which completely removes sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns. Eraser is a Free utility program.

If you delete a file, then you can easily retrieve it with a disk maintenance or an undelete utility. But if you erase a file with eraser then it erases the clusters used by that files. So it is not possible to recover those clusters by any disk recovery program. You can use eraser to remove sensitive data like personal information, classified documents from work, financial records, passwords etc.

Eraser Works with Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP (32/64),Vista (32/64), Windows Server 2003 and DOS. It works with any drive including IDE, SCSI and RAID, and CD-RW's. Eraser supports FAT 32 and NTFS file systems. You can use eraser in Dos very easily. First Boot up your PC in DOS and then run EraserD.exe, which is found in the Eraser Directory.

Eraser erases hard drives, Files and Folders, encrypted Files and Drives, compressed Files and Drives, Network Files, Paging (swap) file. It erases Index.dat on Reboot and FreeSpace on 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP and DOS.

How to use Eraser?

It is very easy to use it. First install the program. If you want to remove any file then just right click it. Then you have two options Erase and Erase Secure Move. Erase option will completely erase the file. With Erase Secure Move option, you can copy the file to a folder before you erase it. You can erase folders also in a similar way. For erasing drives just right click on the drive, then you have two options Erase Unused Space and Erase Secure Move. With Erase Unused Space, you can erase only unused space of the drive. It will not erase used space.

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Microsoft released two Updates for Windows Vista

Microsoft released two hot fixes for Windows Vista. One update improves the performance and reliability of Windows Vista. The other update improves improves the compatibility and reliability of Windows Vista.

Windows Vista Perfomance and reliability fix pack resolves issues that may affect some Windows Vista based computers. These issues have been reported by customers who are using the Error Reporting service or Microsoft Customer Support Services. It resolves issues like memory leak, long delay when you use screensavers. Also you cannot install a network printer from Vista successfully, if the network printer is hosted by a Windows XP based or a Windows Server 2003 based computer. This issue is also resolved now. This pack fixed so many other issues also.

Download Windows Vista Perfomance and reliability fix pack

The other update resolves some compatibility issues and reliability issues in Windows Vista. By applying this fix, you can achieve better reliability and hardware compatibility in various scenarios. This pack resolves blank screen issue when you try to upgrade the video driver. It resolves unexpected Windows Calendar exits and unexpected Printer Spooler service stops etc.

Download Windows Vista compatibility and reliability fix pack