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    Bug: 5.8--Recycler 35-pass=1-pass

    Hi, To clarify: I tested the 35-pass wipe of the Recycle Bin several times. And each time it resulted in a 1-pass wipe. I did not try it with a 7-pass, etc. I have reinstalled 5.7, so can't try it now. The 35-pass does work on files. Now since I have discovered that 35-pass isn't necessary...
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    Wiping large areas of unused space

    Hi, After reading some other posts, I discovered that these days 35-pass isn't really necessary. But, still it can take 2+ hours to 1-pass wipe the free space of some of my large drives. I would like to do a multiple 7-pass wipe on occasion. So, if there is a convenient way to stop Eraser and...
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    Wiping large areas of unused space

    I have a question in regard to wiping unused space. When I use the 35-pass wipe it can take many hours. So if I need to stop Eraser for any reason I have to start the wipe all over if it has not finished. In practicality, this means I can never 35-pass wipe a very large area. However, I recently...
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    Bug: 5.8--Recycler 35-pass=1-pass

    I decided to try 5.86. But, when I specify a 35-pass wipe on the recycle bin it only does 1-pass. I often wipe recycler with a 35-pass. So, I had to reinstall 5.7.
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