The opposite of file recovery is utter destruction—the kind of thing you do to keep a file out of someone else's hands. Eraser does just that, writing over the spot on your drive where the file(s) lived until it's scrubbed clean, with no chance of it coming back to haunt you. Use it to schedule a wipe of the free space on the disk, or just to purge your recycle bin.
How to backup and restore Eraser using Backup4all plugin
After you install and configure Eraser, you can back it up to move its settings on another computer or to re-configure it after re-installing your system. This is why the plugin to back up Eraser is important as it will save you time.
Creating a backup job in Backup4all using the Eraser plugin, allows you to back-up the application data files and registry entries.
In order to backup Eraser, you have to follow these steps:
- Download and install the backup plugin here: Eraser backup plugin
- After you installed the plugin in Backup4all, define a backup job and run it to back-up Eraser. If you don't know how to install the plugin and run the backup, read this article:http://www.backup4all.com/kb/how-to-download-install-and-use-backup-plugins-910.html
If you need to restore the Eraser files after a fresh system installation or on a different computer, follow these steps:
- Install Eraser and the Eraser plugin from here: Eraser backup plugin
- Open in Backup4all the .bkc catalog file from the destination.
- Press the Restore button and follow the wizard steps.
What information is backed up when using the Eraser plugin
The backup plugin mentioned above will add as backup sources the following information: