There are very few free system cleaners available to clean Internet traces along with unwanted junk file removal. Internet is full of traces, whatever you browse you will be traced and cookies are stored in your PC.
When cookies are stored in your computer anyone can hack into your logged in account without using any credentials. This is called cookie stealing attack. Not only this cache, temporary internet files and many other files are stored in your computer and that disturbs your PC performance.
Getting rid of all these things you should be careful with all your browser settings, changing your browser settings but doing this every time like clearing your cache or history or whatever takes so much time. Here we are giving a review of Privacy Eraser. This software helps you to clean your PC by deleting history and protect your privacy with one click.
How it works?
Privacy Eraser is a freeware by Cybertronsoft, and it helps you to maintain your privacy. To get started, download the program from official website. After installation, the program starts with beautifully designed user interface with easy to understand options.
When you launch the software you will be having four options to optimize your privacy.
- Scan: Scan means deep scan not normal scan. It scans very deeply
- Quick Clean: Quick Clean will clean your traces from important parts.
- Clean & Restart: cleans and restarts your PC.
- Clean & Shutdown: Cleans and shuts down your PC.
User Interface has very decent look with fluid options. If you are new user to computer cleaners this options helpful to quickly clean your PC.
Each section is self-explanatory, for novice users “Home” menu is enough to clean PC. Advanced users who want to customize the program, left side menu provides a list of items that can be cleaned.
Under the Home, you’ll find Windows, Browsers, Applications, File Shredder, Drive Wiper, Tools, and Misc. Going to windows you will have plenty of option where software should clean data or traces more precisely.
Windows section shows the available cleaning areas in Windows. You can check or uncheck items that you want to delete during clean up.
The program supports popular browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera.
Applications section contains App plugin traces, which can be removed during cleaning.
File shredder included, it helps you to delete files from the hard disk in order to prevent private information from being compromised.
Securely wipes spare and hidden data areas on your drives. All free clusters on the drives, including the contents of deleted files and folders, will be wiped like a new drive.
The good thing about the Privacy Eraser Free is it has built in free tools like Windows Startup Manager, App Uninstaller and System Restore options. Using these option you can speedup system booting time by controlling which programs should start with system startup, performance improvement by uninstalling unwanted apps and recovery from unexpected errors.
With a single click, program will help you to erase Internet cache, cookies, delete internet history, address bar history, typed URLs, autocomplete form history, saved password and index.dat files of your browser, and Windows run history, search history, open/save history, recent documents, temporary files, recycle bin, clipboard, taskbar jump lists, DNS cache, log files, memory dumps, error reporting and much more.
After the scan, the collected data is arranged in categories to know what type of data consuming the most space. Clicking on the Clean option starts the cleaning procedure of showed scanned results. Entire scanning and cleaning time purely depends on your Internet usage and applications installed on your machine.
Privacy Eraser Features
- Cleans all temp files of internet like cache, cookies, typed URLs, download history, saved passwords, auto fill form history.
- Cleans all windows files like search history, open recent files history, recent documents, temporary files, DNS cache, log files, memory dumps, error reporting and many more.
- Clears applications data or traces. This software also erases the data from other applications you installed.
- Using multiple deletion techniques like Simple zero-fill (1 pass), US DoD 5220.22-M (3 passes), US DoD 5220.22-M (ECE) (7 passes), Peter Gutmann (35 passes) and custom wipe methods.
- Real Time Monitoring support helps you not to run scan every time you closed the browser, software does by itself.
During testing we found Privacy Eraser is very light weight on System memory, consumes only 2MB while running. Testing was carried out on Windows 8.1 and , Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer and Safari.
- Intel/AMD or other compatible processors
- Microsoft Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2012/2008 (32/64-bit)
- 512MB of RAM or more
- 10MB of available hard disk space
The program comes in free and pro versions. Pro Version comes with automatic updates, free 24/7 technical support and additional wipe methods.
Privacy Eraser is one of those programs works exceptionally by consuming very light system resources. It is one of the must have program for every Internet user.