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 3 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

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 can be used for free by any individual / home user.

  • This product can be used immediately after downloading and installing the program.

  • This product is personal / home use software and cannot be used for commercial purposes such as personal business and corporate (corporate, government office).

  • ※ In the case of companies, government offices, educational institutions, PC rooms, etc., you must purchase and use TACHYON products for a fee.

User Interface

  • Main UI

  • Algorithm selection