Secure delete command in Sandboxie

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by SafetyFirst, Jan 8, 2011.

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  1. SafetyFirst

    SafetyFirst Registered Member

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    When I want to apply secure deletion of sandbox using automated invoke Eraser delete command in Sandboxie by clicking on the Eraser-5 tab, I get this:

    which is somewhat different from what is shown on Sandboxie's website. It displays:

    I changed "resultsonerror" to "results" to make sure Eraser didn't sleep it over. However, regardless the difference, it seems to work fine.

    But when I try to edit the erasing method by changing "method DoD_E" to "method Schneier", the secure deletion doesn't seem to happen. Why? It doesn't sound logical that SBIE can invoke only one erasure method.

    Can anyone explain, please?
     
  2. jdd58

    jdd58 Registered Member

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    I've used

    C:\Program Files\Eraser\eraserl.exe -folder "%SANDBOX%" -subfolders -method Random 1 -resultsonerror

    in the past without problems. At most "Random 3" would be sufficient. Anything else seems to be overkill.
     
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