With Eraser 5 I could run a wipe in a command prompt not loading into Windows. *Using a WinPE) environment) With Eraser 6 Im getting an Eraser.exe - Application Error. This application was unable to start correctly. (Ox000135). Click OK to close the application.
If you search the forum on the term WinPe, you will find discussion on using Eraser in that environment. The key point is that you need the .NET framework (v3.5 for Eraser 6.0.x, and v4 for current nightly 6.1 development builds) to run Eraser 6.