Before selling, disposing or donating used computers, securely erase hard drives with BCWipe Total WipeOut. Trusted as the de-facto standard for the U.S. DoD, BCWipe Total WipeOut erases boot records, filesystem structures and operating system files.
Version: 4.1.02Before selling, disposing or donating used computers, securely erase hard drives with BCWipe Total WipeOut. Trusted as the de-facto standard for the U.S.
License: Free To Try $29.95
Operating System: Windows
DoD, BCWipe Total WipeOut erases boot records, filesystem structures, operating system files and service areas like Host Protected Area (HPA) and Device Configuration Overlay (DCO).
BCWipe Total WipeOut comes built with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD 5220.22-M) and U.S. Department of Energy (DoE M 205.1-2) standards, as well as other popular wiping standards.
In addition, you can also create your own customized wiping scheme.
The wiping procedure can be run on any hardware platform with x386 and 64-bit AMD / Intel architecture, Itanium or 64-bit SPARC, regardless of the operating system installed on the computer.
Version 4.1.02: Added NIST Compliance wiping schemes Added support for solid-state hybrid drives Fixed minor bugs
Version 4.0.0: Added capability to wipe network storage drives (SAN). Re-designed interface of BCWipe Total WipeOut Wizard. Added media-based wiping policies. Improved automatic removal of disk freeze lock.
Version 3.5.3: Improved support for unfreezing ATA Erase function.
Version 3.5.2: Updated Linux kernel to v.4.14. Fixed issue with booting the latest version of MacBook Pro.
Version 3.5.1: Fixed minor bugs.
Version 3.5.0: Added support for Non-Volatile Memory Express drives working with native commands such as User Data Erase and Cryptographic Erase. Added ability to eliminate BIOS restrictions and automatically unfreeze drives before using the native firmware command ATA Secure Erase. Improved reports and logging.