Security utility to completely wipe the disk or partition volume selected by user.

Overview

TACHYON Disk Wiper is a security utility that completely deletes the disk or partition volume selected by user so that file information saved or deleted in a disk or partition volume cannot be leaked by data recovery software.

Features

Disk Initialization

  • Supports the feature of initializing disk and partition completely.
  • Supports 4 types of disk initialization algorithms, and can initialize disks with the wanted algorithm.
  • Prevents file recovery by repeatedly overwriting data in a disk sector.

Update

  • Supports auto-update

Scope of supporting disk

(E-IDE/SATA)HDD, SSD, USB

  • * It does not support RamDisk

Disk initialization algorithms

Algorithm Wipe Level Wipe Speed Overwrite Count

Peter Gutmann Algorithm

Algorithm that overwriting 35 times of any encoding method makes it completely unrecoverable.

Very High

Very Slow

35

US DoD 5220.22-M(8-306. /E, C and E)

Go through US DoD 5220.22-M(8-306. /E) and overwrites it with random single character and do the same ‘E’ process once more

High

Slow

7

US DoD 5220.22-M(8-306. /E)

Algorithm that overwrites random data and overwrites it with complement of data and overwrites random value once more

Normal

Normal

3

Single Pass Algorithm

Algorithm that overwrites all sectors with “0”

Very Low

Very Fast

1

System Requirements

Operating System

  • Windows XP SP3 (32bit)
  • Windows Vista SP2 (32bit, 64bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32bit, 64bit)
  • Windows 8.0 (32bit, 64bit)
  • Windows 8.1 (32bit, 64bit)
  • Windows 10 (32bit, 64bit)

Hardware

  • CPU 3.8 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or higher processor
  • 2 GB of RAM or more
  • Minimum 20 GB of available hard disk space

Multilingual

  • Supports Korean, English

※ General information on the operating systems supported by TACHYON products, and detailed versions are provided separately.

Precautions before use

  • This product is a disk-initialized product, disks and partitions that have been completely initialized cannot be recovered.

  • ※ Check the target disk and partition before proceeding with initialization.

Usage guide

  • This product is a license product that needs to be purchased as much as the required computer quantity.

  • The right to use this product is provided upon purchase and can be used immediately after downloading and installing the program.

  • This product can be used permanently after purchase, and upgrades and technical support services are available for one year.

  • A new version of this product can be used after upgrading or purchasing a new one.

Refunds guide

  • You will be fully refunded within 7 days from the date you purchase it.

  • Refunds are not possible after 7 days from the payment date in accordance with the "TACHYON Product Use Agreement".

User Interface

  • Main UI

  • Algorithm selection