v 6.0.10 is latest and should work for all.
When I overwrite files on HDD and flash (pen) drives I cannot recapture anything intelligible using a recovery program.
Have no experience with SSDs.
Eraser home page is at http://eraser.heidi.ie/
All files are erasable.
Since you are experiencing difficulties using Eraser, I suggest you try using an alternate program. Here is a list of 36 free File Shredder Programs.
After using a shredder you may be able to recover the file, but it will be filled with unusable letters, numbers and...
We will first reset your Recycle Bin.
In Windows ➢ Organize ➢ Folder and search options ➢ View ➢ Hidden files and folders.
Select ☉Show hidden files and folders. Uncheck ☐Hide protected operating system files. Ignore warning. Apply. OK
In the root directory click OS(C:) ➢ Delete $RECYCLE.BIN...
I don't use outlook hotmail, so can't provide good advice about that service.
There is no privacy in email. The email provider owns the mail and can inspect it, but I doubt it will. Nothing can be more boring than reading people's email.
I guess email copies will remain on web servers for...
Before installing a program you should have it scanned by a security analyzer such as VirusTotal, Jotti's, Metascan, VirScan, IObit Cloud, etc.
I downloaded Eraser 220.127.116.1120.exe from http://eraser.heidi.ie/download.php and submitted to https://www.virustotal.com/
The result of a scan done...
Jeeze, 300 GB x 3 = 900 GB to erase. That's a lot of work for your drive, which is probably why it's struggling. I doubt anything could be recovered after a single pass erase, so why not try it.
Also consider partitioning your HDD afterward so that you would have less free space to overwrite...