Main Features of BCWipe Total WipeOut
Main features of the BCWipe Total WipeOut:
- The utility is able to destroy contents of whole hard drives, including partition tables, boot records, filesystem structures, operating system files and user files.
- BCWipe Total WipeOut can wipe storage on following hardware platforms, regardless of operating system installed on the computer.
- x86-compatible systems with BIOS or EFI
- x64-compatible systems with BIOS or EFI
- BCWipe Total WipeOut can wipe all hard drives on the computer including the one where operating system is installed.
- Contents of hard drives are wiped regardless of filesystem used to format the drives (FAT, NTFS, HPFS or other).
- BCWipe Total WipeOut can wipe IDE, SATA, USB, Firewire, SAS, SCSI hard drives.
- BCWipe Total WipeOut supports following wiping schemes:
- U.S. DoD 5220.22-M(ECE)
- U.S. DoD 5220.22-M(E)
- U.S. DoE M 205.1-2
- U.S. Army AR380-19
- NAVSO P-5239-26 (MFM)
- NAVSO P-5239-26 (RLL)
- Canadian RCMP TSSIT OPS-II
- British HMG IS5 Baseline
- British HMG IS5 Enhanced
- German BCI/VSITR
- Russian GOST R 50739-95
- Bruce Schneier's 7-pass wiping scheme
- Peter Gutmann's 35-pass wiping scheme
- 1-pass random
- 1-pass zero
- BCWipe Total WipeOut is designed to provide a high performance of shredding. Performance of write
operations can be 80 MBytes/sec and more on modern hard drives. So seven pass wiping
performance will be 12 MBytes/sec.
- BCWipe Total WipeOut can detect and reset Host Protected Area (HPA) on hard drives.
- BCWipe Total WipeOut defines number of sectors hidden by Device Configuration Overlay (DCO)
functionality appeared since ATA-6 standard. BCWipe Total WipeOut can reset the DCO settings for hidden
- BCWipe Total WipeOut detects if a disk supports ATA SECURITY ERASE command and uses it for wiping.
- BCWipe Total WipeOut can write logs to