Main window and menus of the secure destruction of data Fomsoft HDD Eraser V-4.03.
After controlling for adequacy of access rights and determine the system language by default, the program displays on the monitor screen
the main window is presented on Fig. 6.
Fig. 6. The main window and menu FomsoftEraserHDD.
The main menu consists of six items:
|the name of the menu item
||the Start of the process irreversible destruction of data on hard disk.
|Remote computer help.
||Call on the services of remote computer assistance and recovery|
data of the Laboratory Fomsoft - KspEng.
||Get free advice by email which the user is the problem|
and possible ways of its solution.
|Program of the Laboratory Fomsoft
||Call the page description data recovery software and all other services |
The laboratory Fomsoft.
||Group functions about the program:
- help "the program"
- Page the program Page on the Internet" - Menu «Cleaning».
||changing the language of the interface:
When you activate the main menu item [CLEAR], the screen displays a list of commands for cleaning or the entire hard disk,
or zeroing free space on a specified logical drive, Fig. 6a:
Fig. 6a. The submenu for selecting the type of treatment.
the clear all sectors on the hard disk (HDD) resets all the disk space on the specified hard disk and leads
the state just received from the factory. Therefore, this function cannot be performed on hard disk drives (HDD) containing
operating system. To the cleanup HDD need to connect to another computer and only then to produce
their complete reset. After cleaning is finished, all sectors on the HDD, all the contents thereof are securely destroyed
without the possibility of recovery by any currently available means of data recovery, both software and hardware.
Cleaning the free area of the logical drive is absolutely safe to your data, but securely destroys
all pre-existing data. For the NTFS file system this feature is performed in two stages:
After completion of the first phase, which is performed fast enough, the screen is given the message shown in Fig. 6b.
- Zero data on pre-existing data and destruction of short files to the Master file table (MFT):
- Clear (zero out) free, does not contain the currently relevant data, disk space.
Fig. 6b. Completion message table cleanup NFT.
For most practical cases, this operation is sufficient to ensure data security. After this operation, the recovery
data only by scanning the entire disk space and the allocation of it data search on signatures, and search
fragmented files is also more difficult.
The second stage of purification of the logical drive completely eliminates the ability to restore previously recorded and then deleted