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Here's what I want to do:

  • Scan for files that have been deleted
  • Erase/wipe the hard drive blocks that those files use to reside on

Basically, I'd like to put these blocks through what Eraser does to existing files. What software can I use to achieve this?

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Eraser can "erase" free space, would that do what you want? –  Nifle Jan 17 '11 at 16:29
    
@Nifle - does it erase all the free space? I guess that would work, although it might be overkill. –  divided Jan 17 '11 at 16:32
    
Yes it does. Overkill it might be, but at least you are sure nothing is overlooked. –  Nifle Jan 17 '11 at 16:33
    
@Nifle - Awesome! If you want to add an answer, I'll check it off. –  divided Jan 17 '11 at 16:36

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Eraser can "erase" all free space.

It might be overkill, but at least you are sure nothing is overlooked.

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Thanks for the help. –  divided Jan 17 '11 at 16:37
    
@divided - Feel free to "accept" it as correct and/or vote it up. –  Nifle Jan 17 '11 at 16:39

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