How to run Active@ KillDisk?

  1. From the Active@ Boot Disk shell, click Start > Programs > Active@ KillDisk. After initializing, the Active@ KillDisk workspace appears with all available devices listed under System Local Disks.
  2. Click a physical drive or a logical drive to select it. Properties of the selected device appear in the Properties tab to the right.
  3. For scanning the selected logical drive, click Scan. The Progress tab appears, showing the status of the scan while Time Left counts down the remaining time.
  4. After the scan completes, sub-folders appear in the System Local Disks list and the folders and files in the selected drive appear in the Folders and Files tab. Available files and folders appear with a coloured icon. Deleted files and folders appear with a gray icon.
  5. After the scan has completed, you may do the following:
    • Select existing and deleted folder and file information in the Folders and Files tab.
    • For viewieng sectors of data in a device or logical drive, select a device or drive and click Hex Prewiew. Scroll through the available data.

How to view sectors of data in a file?

  1. Select a logical drive. Files and folders appear in the right panel.
  2. In the right panel, select a file.
  3. Click Hex Prewiew data and the Data Viewer appears. Scroll through the available data.

How to clear data residue from unused sectors?

  1. Select the check box next to a device or logical drive or multiple devices or logical drives.
  2. Click Wipe and the Wipe Free Disk Space dialog box appears.
  3. Choose a method from the Wipe Method drop-down list. (Method descriptions appear below)
  4. Set other parameters for wiping (Parameter descriptions appear below)
  5. Click Start

If the Skip Confirmation check box is clear, the Confirm Action dialog box appears. Click Yes.

  1. The Progress bar appears.
  2. For stopping the process at any time, press ESC.

How to erase data completely?

  1. Select the check box next to a device or logical drive or multiple devices or multiple logical drives.
  2. For the Kill dialog box appearing click Kill
  3. Choose a method from the Erase Method drop-down list (You can see method descriptions appear below)
  4. Set other parameters for erasing (You can see parameter descriptions appear below)
  5. Click Start

If the Skip Confirmation check box is clear, the Confirm Action dialog box appears. This is the final step before removing data from the selected drive for ever. Type ERASE-ALL-DATA in the text box and press ENTER or click YES.

  1. The Progress bar appears.
  2. For stopping the process at any time, press ESC

All information about the wipe or erase session you can see in the Session Log after the Wipe or Kill operation completing.