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Eraser works perfectly well on non-system drives, both internal and external. I use it for that purpose all the time, on a number of machines.mikemako said:i got install windows 7 and eraser 6.0.7 and i need erase archieves from a hard drive usb 1tb, the path is k: when i erase that archieves i receive the message "failed erase ... in directory k:" but when i erase some into the c: ... i dont have any problem, why i cant erase in the folder into hard drive external?
Presumably (I can't test this) erasing free space clears this residue. Or does something have to be explicitly deleted first?Joel said:Remember that (un)encrypting, (un)compressing or (un)sparsing a file leaves the encrypted, compressed or sparse file (and vice-versa) unmodified on the disk.