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Downloads:

2,453

Downloads of v 1.7:

2,160

Last Update:

25 Nov 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Wipe Soft

Tags:

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Disk Wipe (Portable)

This is not the latest version of Disk Wipe (Portable) available.

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1.7 | Updated: 25 Nov 2016

Downloads:

2,453

Downloads of v 1.7:

2,160

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Wipe Soft

Disk Wipe (Portable) 1.7

This is not the latest version of Disk Wipe (Portable) available.

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3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Disk Wipe (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Disk Wipe (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Disk Wipe (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade disk-wipe -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.7'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade disk-wipe -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.7'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install disk-wipe
  win_chocolatey:
    name: disk-wipe
    version: '1.7'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'disk-wipe' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.7'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller disk-wipe
{
    Name     = "disk-wipe"
    Version  = "1.7"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'disk-wipe':
  ensure   => '1.7',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 26 Nov 2016.

Description

Screenshot of Disk Wipe

What is Disk Wipe?

Disk Wipe is Free, portable Windows application for permanent volume data destruction. With Disk Wipe you can erase all disk data and prevent recovery of those data. Formatting a hard drive with regular method leaves an open possibility to recover the data back. Many companies and users who just dumped their old hard drives in rubbish had found this the hard way. Disk Wipe solves this problem efficiently, using a powerful algorithms which fill the volume with useless rubbish binary data multiple times. The possibility of recovering information from drive formatted with Disk Wipe is almost non existent.

Disk Wipe is released as Freeware under EULA Licence. Disk Wipe is free for personal or commercial use, without any restrictions. Disk Wipe does NOT contain adware or malware!

Disk Wipe is free software, support it by telling others about it.

Features of Disk Wipe

  • Permanently wipes sensitive data on partitions and disk volumes.
  • Portable, no installation needed!
  • Uses several advanced shredding algorithms (Dod 5220-22.M, US Army, Peter Guttman) to securely wipe data.
  • Supports all popular Windows file systems, NTFS, Fat, Fat32.
  • It uses quick format prior to disk wiping for faster performance.
  • Works with USB sticks, SD cards and other portable memory devices.
  • Small, light, does not contain adware.
  • Respect the privacy of your information, does not try to connect to remote server and does not send any information over internet.

About disk wiping technology

Disk Drive is a device that stores digital data. Those data is stored on a surface of magnetic platters that rotates at a very high speeds. The magnetic property on a surface of a disk platter can be read or changed to either 1's or 0's. The entire information structure with all data on disk drive comes down to a large number of ones and zeros - the basic cell's of binary data. When you write a data on your disk drive (text, zip file, movie, whatever..) a row of 0's and 1's are written. That is your data. Now, when you delete the data those ones and zeros aren't deleted, merely a pointer to that data is being removed. That makes recovering such deleted data very easy.

Ok, what about formatting? Unfortunately, formatting a disk drive can not help securing the permanent deletion either. Formatting a disk drive does not actually overwrite the data, and although it is way better than deleting the file from within Windows it is still very easy to retrieve data back from a formatted disk.

The only real, and many times proven method of permanent data removal (without making a physical damage to a disk) is DISK WIPING technology. So, what is disk wiping and how it works? In order to permanently wipe a data from a disk all binary data, down to a basic 0's and 1's must be overwritten with a new data. So, contrary to what is's name implies disk wiping (or disk wipe method) doesn't really wipe, or delete the disk data, it actually replaces or overwrites the existing data with a new data. In it's simplest form the new data written could be all zero's, but more advanced algorithms use a combination of filling up a disk with random information plus multiple passes to ensure impossibility of retrieval from a wiped disk.

Disk Wipe is a free software that does so, it wipes the disk using one of predefined advanced algorithms, by overwriting the existing disk data with a new, random meaningless data, and it does so multiple times, by users choice, to secure even higher level of safety.

Disk Wipe works with ANY memory storage device such as USB memory stick, various SD, mini and micro SD cards and all other devices that can be used as a memory storage and are formatted with NTFS, Fat or Fat32 (some mp3 players and cameras etc.)


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName= 'disk-wipe' 
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = 'http://www.diskwipe.org/download/DiskWipe.exe'
$checksum   = '8FD1B5431DBA0707EA186B66E882C9A84D6B6033A07A35CB7FC319CF3A744D57'
$installerPackage = Join-Path $ToolsDir "DiskWipe.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  FileFullPath  = $installerPackage
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
}

Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:Public\Desktop\DiskWipe.lnk" -targetPath "$toolsDir\DiskWipe.exe" -WorkingDirectory "$toolsDir"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DiskWipe.lnk" -targetPath "$toolsDir\DiskWipe.exe"
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$packageName = 'disk-wipe'

remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\DiskWipe.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\DiskWipe.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'


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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

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Disk Wipe (Portable) 1.7 2160 Friday, November 25, 2016 Approved

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