Active Kill Disk – Free Hard Drive Data Eraser Software
Active Kill Disk, a free hard drive data eraser that able permanently erase hard drive data plus excluding any possibility of future recovery of deleted files and folders using data recovery software.
This free hard driver eraser software has has intuitive console interface and command line mode for the advanced users. Plus more, it can support hard disk data erasing larger than 128GB. However, the free edition has one security standard ( Erases with one-pass zeros) to erase hard drive data only. Unless you subscribe the professional version, which it has 17 security standards from various countries such as USA, Canada, Germany and others.
Beside that, the best part of Active Kill Disk is it can operate from bootable floppy disk or bootable CD/DVD, USB (Windows version). Even your windows operating system is failure, you still can create bootable hard disk eraser to erase all the sensitive data on the hard disk.
Active Kill Disk features:
- File systems (FAT, FAT32, NTFS, etc) on the drive do not matter, detected physical drive is erased using low-level disk access
- Double confirmation excludes possibility of accidental erasing of data on a drive
- Supports SSD, IDE, SATA and SCSI drives
- Support Solid State Disk
- Supports Command Line mode