Active@ KillDisk provides the ultimate solution how to erase hard drive data in such a way that no one can ever retrieve it using third-party software or any other method. The Ultimate version contains now complete Linux Installation.
Version: 14Active@ KillDisk is a secure data removal program that provides the perfect solution to anyone who is either donating their computer or selling it to someone else and wants to ensure that their private data has been properly deleted. It is also ideal in any other situations where you want to ensure that deleted data stays deleted in such a way that it can never be recovered.
License: Free To Try $39.95
Operating System: Windows
If you want to know how to erase hard drive data or data stored on any other type of device, then Active@ KillDisk provides the solution that you need.
The program supports hard drives, SSDs, USB drives, flash memory cards, SCSI drives, ZIP drives and more. It operates from its own bootable environment.
Active@ KillDisk supports 24 security standards including DoD 5220.22-M.
Active@ KillDisk erases all data on HDD and USB disks completely (the process removes ALL data from a physical disk(s) or logical drive's surface), also Active@ KillDisk can wipes out all unused space on disks, not touching existing data. Large sized RAIDs (disk arrays) sanitizing supported as well. The Ultimate version includes complete Linux Installation instead of just TAR archive.
Its console supports Secure Erase - a low level ATA command for hardware erasing.
Version 14: New: Added context help. New: Secure e-mail notifications provided (added SSL/TLS support for SMTP). Dialogs adopted for low-resolution monitors (800x600). Boot Disk Creator allows to customize KillDisk settings for Boot Disk. Latest kernel including bug fixes and performance improvements.
Version 13.0.11: Active@ Boot Disk upgraded to the latest WinPE based on Windows 10 build 2004 Console updated to the latest Linux Kernel and Drivers Set Ultimate & Linux versions: Active@ LiveCD upgraded to openSUSE 15.2: Linux Kernel 5.3, KDE 5.18 Secure Erase feature for SSD drives Bug fixes and improvements
Version 13: Resume Disk erase action to continue interrupted disk erase due to disk malfunction or errors Digitally signed PDF certificate with optional encryption and visual signature presentation Secure Erase feature for SSD drives Enhanced faulty disks detection and handling And more fixes & improvements
Version 13.0: Active@ Boot Disk upgraded to the latest WinPE based on Windows 10 build 2004 Console updated to the latest Linux Kernel and Drivers Set Ultimate & Linux versions: Active@ LiveCD upgraded to openSUSE 15.2: Linux Kernel 5.3, KDE 5.18 Secure Erase feature for SSD drives Bug fixes and improvements
Version 126.96.36.199: Boot Disk now fully supports SATA & PCI-E NVMe M.2 disks WinPE updated to Windows 10 build 1903 Improved Boot Disk Creator and Utilities Improved software stability when working with failing, damaged or unstable disks Improved detection of USB disks serial numbers And more fixes & improvements
Version 12: Ability to print labels with essential disk info Ability to select sound notifications of process completion from predefined or user defined tunes lists Redesigned certificates and reports Better Disk Serial Number detection algorithms Improved stability when working with failing disks And more
Version 11.1.01: Erase confirmation dialog simplified & shrunk to fit low video resolutions Improved certificates/reports handling for failed disks & email notifications WinPE updated to 10.0.16299.15 Boot Disk: shortcuts for custom tools & user menus Customized settings can be saved & restored on the next boot
Version 11.0.77: Redesigned UI Improved disk visualization, erase process, handling of disks with controller malfunctions Stable handling of hot-swappable or dynamic disks Auto hibernate or shut down once all jobs are completed Flexible Search for low-level disk inspection Improved Boot Disk Creator And more!
Version 10.2: Added Australian ISM-6.2.92 erase method Added option to store logs, reports & certificates to removable storage Added support for Linux\Unix XFS & JFS, browsing and wipe Added module for software updates\rollbacks New security includes product activations Minor improvements and bug fixes