Hard drive sanitation tool

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  Active@ KillDisk Industrial Software Desktop / System

Disk Erase (complete all disk's surface sanitation) for HDD, SSD & USB


Parallel erasing of multiple disks at the same time


Support for 24 international erase methods, including US DoD 5220.22 M


Disk Wipe sanitation of unused clusters on live volumes for most file systems


Supports verification, PDF Certificates & XML exports, emailing results, reports customization


Prints customizable Sticky Labels in different formats for HDDs/SSDs


Supports preliminary Disk Examination for bad sectors & Examine Grading


Displays and monitors health status for all disks based on a S.M.A.R.T. info


Disk sectors and volumes can be inspected on a low level in advanced Disk Viewer


Controls or stops erase process based on S.M.A.R.T. parameters and disk erase speed


Supports operations over group of disks (Batch operations)


Disk Cloning from different sources available after disk erase is complete


Automatic Mode allows to discover & erase hot-swappable disks automatically


Self-contained Hardware Box with optional System Control Center


Supports Command Line operations and Scripting


Support for legacy 32-bit PC architecture (x86) to run on


Ability to start from Bootable CD/DVD or LiveUSB and erase disks on any PC


Freeware or Demo product version provided for evaluation



Active@ KillDisk Industrial Software Desktop / System

Erasing disks in parallel

Per # of licenses 5 to 100+ 5 to 25

Type of hardware to install software to

Any PC Storage Server Preconfigured Box

Software platform to install to

Windows Windows/Linux Custom Linux

Usage in business type

Home to Large Recyclers Small to Large

Usage in different physical locations (PCs, offices, branches)

Per # of licenses Single location Single location

from $39.95/lic

from $30.00/slot

from $1950/box

Many of our novice or semi-advanced users of our software have asked us about the famous or infamous Gutmann method and whether is it truly required for disks to be overwritten 35x for data to be securely sanitized once and for all? If you have read our blog on how to delete data you already know that US DoD 5220.22-M or any other method that has 3 passes is good enough for data sanitation. However, since our KillDisk does support Gutmann we find that some explanation is necessary, otherwise “why put something there if you are not using it?”.

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Secure Data Deletion with Active@ KillDisk

JUNE 22 2018, by Project Reboot

What happens when a client donates laptops and computers? Is the data securely wiped?

At the video blogger Nigel Tombs from Project Reboot uses Active@ KillDisk Professional with HMG IS5 Enhanced (3 pass + verify) and emails a bespoke Sanitisation Certificate.

Is KillDisk HIPAA compliant?

JUNE 13 2017, by LSOFT TEAM

Yes! KillDisk helps hundreds of healthcare professionals comply with HIPAA standards across the U.S. by providing data sanitation software to ensure secure health information. In accordance to HIPAA standards §164.310 Physical safeguards, KillDisk provides healthcare organizations with the tools to sanitize data on storage devices prior to disposal or reuse, as well as documentation on the sanitation details in the form of KillDisk’s Certificate of Erasure to maintain accountability and records of secure data erasure.

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Active@ KillDisk and HIPAA

How to delete multiple drives with Active@ KillDisk?


If you have ever found yourself in the situation where you want to delete multiple drives, whether it is because of some confidential data that you want to get rid of or maybe some nasty virus has plagued your drives and you have no ways of removing it, then Active@ KillDisk might be the best solution for you. Active@ KillDisk is a data security application that permanently deletes any data on physical disk drives without any chance of recovering it.

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Active@ KillDisk Professional. Review


At some point in time all of come to a situation where privacy or business might be in danger of unwanted leaks. This does not to be a situation where you might be an outlaw running from the police, you are just might an ordinary person who wants sell his old HDD.

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To uninstall the software:

  • Open Control Panel
  • Navigate Programs & Features > Uninstall or change a program
  • Select Active@ KillDisk section and click Uninstall or just double click it
  • Click Yes to confirm uninstall process

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