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Startup program entry details:

Eraser (eraser.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

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Description:

Eraser - "an advanced security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns". This entry starts the Scheduler with Windows and provides a System Tray icon for on-demand access. Located in %ProgramFiles%\Eraser

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Eraser] C:\Program Files\Eraser\eraser.exe -hide

Other information:

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