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Product Details
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Blancco File Eraser

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Blancco UK

Blancco File enables secure selective data erasure on active PCs, servers and virtual machines. The solution offers users the ability to easily manage and automate data erasure routines, ensuring full compliance and enhanced security.

Product Variants

Blancco File Eraser, PC

Blancco File Eraser, Server



  • Schedule erasure of selected files on local or remote servers and work stations
  • Implement rules and automatic routines to erase files and folders
  • Enable policy-based scheduling and integration through Windows standard components
  • Improve user interaction with multiple configuration alternatives available


  • Easy installation on PCs and servers (both physical and virtual machines)
  • Remote installation and deployment available through MSI package
  • Central configuration of clients and multiple installations through group policy files
  • Easy-to-use Windows GUI and advanced command line interface supporting multiple parameters for full flexibility of integration
  • Can be run from a standalone USB stick when plugged into a computer or server for easy mobility and on demand operations


  • Erase all kinds of files such as from programs like Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Overwrite selected files (including previous versions stored by Windows), free disk space, temporary files and the recycle bin
  • Instantly erase files via drag and drop from the desktop to Blancco File
  • Erase files and folders on the local computer
  • Remotely execute secure erasure of files and folders on servers and in storage areas across the network
  • Certified for use with Windows 7, Vista and XP
  • Supports all global data erasure standards


  • Reports ensure compliance with standards and legislation like PCI DSS requiring deletion of file level data
  • Centralized, digitally signed and tamper-proof report options
  • Detailed PDF or CSV reports for easy viewing and XML files for centralized reporting
  • Full support for the Windows event log
  • Add custom fields in reports according to process requirements
  • Detailed reporting includes everything needed for compliance such as security information, user data, file names and exact times
  • Reports sent automatically to Blancco Management Console as soon as computer is online in the network


  • Full integration with Blancco Management Console for detailed auditing and control to ensure full compliance


Securely Erase Data in Live Environments
Automate targeted erasure and shredding prevents the leakage of sensitive data. Use internal and external policy-based scheduling by implementing rules and automatic routines to securely erase files and folders. Live environment erasure avoids the need for system downtime during erasure.

Safely Monitor and Report on all Erasure Activity
Validate compliance among national and international regulatory bodies, including PCI DSS and HIPAA and utilize advanced reporting features to ensure a tamper-proof audit trail.

Refine Internal Processes and Improve Transparency
Save time and resources with easy installation onto existing systems with remote installation and deployment. Take advantage of task automation capabilities, which allow automated erasure and increase productivity. Scheduling and integrating erasure routines helps to strengthen knowledge and awareness of internal policies and processes across the business.

System Req.

Supported Platforms:

  • Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008, and 2003
  • HP-UX 11.31 with VxFS
  • AIX 5.1 or later with JFS or JFS2
  • Solaris under special circumstances
  • Other operating systems and file systems might be supported. Please contact Greymatter for more information
  • 32 and 64 bit platforms for all supported OS