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Erasing Data Many security breaches have occurred because data was left on the hard drive of a computer that was sold or donated to charity.
Project 6-3: Erasing Data Many security breaches have occurred because data was left on the hard drive of a computer that was sold or donated to charity. Deleting files in Windows does not physically remove the data, meaning it can be retrieved. A recommendation is to use a third-party product to perform a true erase of the data. In this project, you download a product to securely wipe data so that it cannot be retrieved. 1. Use your Web browser to go to www.heidi.ie/node/6. It is not unusual for Web sites to change the location of where files are stored. If the URL above no longer functions then open a search engine like Google and search for ‘‘Eraser’’. 2. Click Download. 3. Click Download next to the latest version of Eraser. 4. Click EraserSetup32.exe for x32 systems or EraserSetup64.exe for x64 systems. 5. Follow the default instructions to install Eraser. 6. Be sure the box Run Eraser now is checked and click Finish. This will open the Erase main menu. 7. Minimize Eraser. 8. Create a file to be deleted. Launch Notepad. 9. Enter the text We the people. 10. Save the document as People.txt. 11. Exit Notepad. 12. Restore Eraser. 13. Click File and then New Task. 14. Click the File button and then click the ellipse button. 15. Navigate to People.txt and click OK. 16. Click OK. 17. Click Task. 18. Click Run All and then Yes to delete the file. 19. Is this program easy to use? Would you recommend it to others? 20. Close all windows.