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  1. muscas

    Eraser opens then quits

    Do you see any errors in the windows event log? What OS are you running and is it fully patched?
  2. muscas

    Getting UAC pop up every time I use the context menu to erase a file.

    Not sure the exact reason for this - have you looked at this article: How to Disable UAC Prompt for Specific Applications in Windows 10? | Windows OS Hub Have you applied all the latest windows updates?
  3. muscas

    "Completed with errors" message

    This error happens when some files are in use - could be due to the anti-virus software as it tries to scan a file when its opened Try turning this off and then running the erase
  4. muscas

    Menu Contextual / Context Menu

    Thanks for this , will add it it the next release
  5. muscas

    Getting UAC pop up every time I use the context menu to erase a file.

    Right click on eraser.exe and under compatibility set it to run as administrator In windows you can also turn UAC off globally - google will have the answer
  6. muscas

    Eraser constantly quitting

    Are you using the latest installed version? or what version are you using? What do you see in the windows event log?
  7. muscas

    Why needs Admin right to run Eraser version 6.2.0.2991 after upgrade from version 6.2.0.2982?

    Hi Diego F., Reason for increased size: the .net runtime is included. Eraser Team
  8. muscas

    Why needs Admin right to run Eraser version 6.2.0.2991 after upgrade from version 6.2.0.2982?

    Can you try this version and let us know if you have the same issues: https://eraser.heidi.ie/files/Eraser 6.2.0.2992.exe
  9. muscas

    Disk Drill finds erased files

    Try these steps Shutdown all unessary services - AV etc Empty your recyclebin Run a freespace erase Now try recovering the files, if a file is still recovered is it intact? Do you have any third party data protection software running? shadow copies or RAID? What happens if you erase a single file?
  10. muscas

    Unwanted Tasks Added to Schedule

    We have released a newer version, not sure if this will make much of a difference.
  11. muscas

    Crash at erasing free space

    This is always caused by access to the disk being denied. Can you run a disk health check? Also try shutting down as many services as possible before running the freespace erase. Apart from AV software - databases like mysql can cause this issue
  12. muscas

    Bug report on the latest version(6.2.0.2990) of Eraser

    Hi Graham, we have released the latest version to sourceforge
  13. muscas

    Bug report on the latest version(6.2.0.2990) of Eraser

    Hi Graham, That's great to hear. Thank you for your feedback. Keep safe, The Eraser Team
  14. muscas

    Bug report on the latest version(6.2.0.2990) of Eraser

    Can you download this test version here Uninstall the current version first and then install this. The version numbers are the same for now. Let me know if it fixes your issue.
  15. muscas

    Eraser eats up all available RAM on Win7 x64

    David and Joel moved on to other things. People put in time as volunteers and then move on in life.
  16. muscas

    3 Excel Password Unlockers

    Check out Erasers blog on Excel Password Unlocker Software Programmes, at: https://eraser.heidi.ie/3-excel-password-unlockers/
  17. muscas

    Eraser needs administrative privileges to use?

    you will need admin rights to access the disk. Try setting this in the file properties to run as administrator
  18. muscas

    Eraser won't run.

    Do you get any error messages? What happens if you turn off TrendMicro? Try whitelisting eraser. Did you install the official version of Eraser i.e this
  19. muscas

    Eraser 6.2.0.2983 Released

    This version now recognises exFAT drives
  20. muscas

    erase files from hard drive

    you can do a freespace erase. Backup the machine first incase of mistakes
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