So, Robin Hood Software / Evidence Eliminator actually gone for good this time?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by BuckoA51, Jul 22, 2012.

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  1. BuckoA51

    BuckoA51 Registered Member

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    Yes yes I know, Robin Hood Software are (or at the very least were) a bunch of spamming ~ Snipped as per TOS ~, but their clunky Evidence Eliminator software at least did stand up to most forensic tests that were thrown at it. Recently they'd even made a new product called Windisk that seemed to have EE's shredding engine but without the clunky, dated VB user interface.

    Now however, I see their website is gone entirely and has been like this for more than a month, did their unethical spamming practices finally make them shut up shop? Anyone know anything?
     
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  2. PaulyDefran

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    Don't know anything one way or another, but I would think tools like CCleaner and BleachBit would have put a dent in sales. I actually bought EE back in 1998 or so, and it still runs on Win7 with the original key. They weren't spamming back then, and it was like $20...but then they went insane with the FUD and the $150 price. I don't use it, but it's still in my archive, somewhere.

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  3. BuckoA51

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    It's a shame in some ways as their new Windisk product actually looked pretty good and was priced more competitively and the one thing that was good about EE was the shredding engine, that's pretty hard to dispute when articles in respected papers like the ACM journal even said it was the best they tested. Maybe their site will reappear but being down this long they must be losing a lot of potential sales. I guess I'll switch to Eraser though it seems kinda clunky too (keeps telling me "access denied" to folders yet I can access/delete said folder through explorer just fine).
     
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    I recommend Eraser V 5.8.8 for on-demand shredding of files, and cleaning free space on your drive. Eraser V6 started out buggy, but the latest release has fixed most known bugs. I don't think you will find anything better free or paid. As far as trace cleaners I use CCleaner which gives the option to overwrite data up to 35 passes. You can also use a plugin called CCenhancer which finds even more traces on your system. The plugin can be found here -http://singularlabs.com/software/ccenhancer/ I have also tried R-Wipe which I liked at first, but lately I have had BSOD's with it so I don't use it anymore. It can be found here -http://www.r-wipe.com/ It could just be specific to my machine or setup. I also use to use Windows Wiper from Webroot, but it is no longer supported. I think maybe WSA essentials may have integrated those technologies into it, but I do no believe it is the same as Windows Washers.
     
  5. BuckoA51

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    I like Eraser too with it being open source, apart from the problems discussed above where it keeps saying "access denied" to folders I know I have access to. It's difficult to find conclusive tests of any file shredders. When you do, its shocking how bad a lot of them are even from the big name vendors like PGP. With EE, people wanted to find it was useless but conversely it actually scored very highly in tests.

    Still, with FDE from Truecrypt now there's less need for good file shredding anyway.
     
  6. AndrewChurchillRHS

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    Hi guys it's Andy Churchill RHS evidence eliminator. EE was good. Windisk was/is even better. In 2007 I was scammed by a pension scam called Stirling Mortimer Investments. I sued in High Court of Justice for £300,000 at Manchester District Registry claim # 1MA 40045. The scammers entered false evidence and I have paused the lawsuit for police investigation. Check the court file. call the high court and ask em. they will tell you it's on hold for police investigation. It's their job.

    in January this year, I launched Windisk for schools and colleges. Windisk is brilliant. It's the corporate version of EE.

    Unfortunately in January I was attacked by gun-men in my own home and in two Travelodge hotels in Nottingham and I have had to shut the office and move away and work with the police and the courts. My local police is OLLERTON NOTTINGHAM but they won't be able to say anything. I have reported the scam to SCOTLAND YARD.

    I am really sorry I have not been able to bring you my new technology. We had just done a major promotion to all the schools and colleges in the UK to give them a free (network based) clean-up for the summer holidays on an evaluation basis.

    Windisk is/was an absolutely awesome product. I've obviously still got the source code but I can't run my office or even live a public life, with all these HIT MEN with guns coming around all over the place.

    nobody can survive under that sort of fire-power with gun-men stalking them in their own home.

    this is now a police matter and I have nothing more to add, other than to say, that the police and the system are involved and it's now a matter out of my hands.

    Thanks and I hope you enjoyed using my products (EE and Windisk. Windisk is ace! It's a really nice system service that just keeps the PC clean all the time. Without any more development, it's browser cleaning etc will age and not be so good, but it's still a damned good system cleaner.)

    Poor little me, eh. Made some good products, ended up getting victim of multiple attempted murders by a scam gang trying to eliminate me as a high court witness. Not what you want, for a successful IT carreer, is it eh?

    I won't have anything more to say for many years now as I am moving on to a witness protection program and am vanishing. So sad.

    oh well

    Have fun guys. enjoy your freedom whilst you have it. I have none.
     
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    call the High Court of Justice, Manchester District Registry, and ask them whether or not a MR ANDREW CHURCHILL has a case open # 1MA 40045 against STIRLING and whether or not the High Court Judge has issued an order that the case be set-aside for criminal investigations to take place.

    It has.

    It's true.

    This is real.
     
  8. AndrewChurchillRHS

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    Well yeah the engine in EE was completely re-engineered in Windisk. EE was mostly VB6. Windisk we spent years, moving it to managed code in .NET and C# and managed C++ and we perfected it, still have the code on my hands, an incredible engine it really is, Windisk goes much deeper than EE did, Windisk goes in and impersonates users when they're not even logged in and we've got no passwords for them!!!! Windisk bypasses Windows security in ways that no other program can do. We hacked right through the system and became able to clean roaming profiles and even bypass the most basic security things like TOKENS etc which windows needs. Windisk is ace. I hope to re-launch it one day. The most latest release (you can't get it from our website coz it's cut off) is amazing, and windows 8 compatible and everything.

    I feel so sad about all of this. I am a little controversial but not much. I am a programmer with a heart for technology. I really wanted to bring the community some great technology but I got scammed for my pension, had to sue, and ended up being the victim of attempted murders and stalking killers, in my own home.

    I made good money and then some horrible people decided to murder me for the money.

    i am so sorry that I cannot continue to run a business in public any more.

    Sorry guys. I'm beat. Hit-men with guns, coming around to my house and office - I can't cope with that.
     
  9. SafetyFirst

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    Andy, I am sorry to hear about the problems you have.

    I've been using Evidence Eliminator for about five years. I had never heard of Windisk before I read this thread. Do you think I should switch to Windisk? What is so different about it? Does Windisk have anti-magnetic remenance underwriting feature like EE? Could you post a more thorough comparison of EE and Windisk?

    Looking around I understood there is a freeware version of Windisk that requires registration? Now that you are unable to run your business, could you issue a freeware version without the registration requirement and upload it to some software download site like Softpedia or Filehippo?

    EDIT: What is the last version number of Windisk? Softpedia has 1.10.00, Download.cnet.com displays 1.0.23., some sites offer 1.12.1170 and I downloaded the 1.12.1170.0 version from x64bitdownload.com...? Also, the file sizes vary from 7.8 MB to 46.64 MB? What is the right thing to download and install?
     
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  10. BuckoA51

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    I really liked Windisk and was planning to register it. I think it should have completely replaced EE as EE was getting a bit long in the tooth.

    Well if there's any truth to this you absolutely don't deserve it. I don't agree with how EE was marketed in the past but I do agree it was a good product and Windisk seemed even better. I hope that the people behind all of that fraud and violent crime against you get bought to justice swiftly.
     
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    I sure don't agree with criminal acts against you. But, Andy, have you ever heard of karma?
     
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    How does one transfer one's registered EE version to a new computer?

    Hi, I am new here, a German user living near Frankfurt (Main). I upgraded my computer array to three Windows7 units lately. But I cannot transfer my registered EE to them, even knowing the license code, because activating the license implies dialing up evidence-eliminator.com, and this address does not exist anymore. Has anybody any idea how to circumvent that routine? Because otherwise the promise of a life-long license would have become an empty one.
    Michael
     
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    I am against these sorts of school "free" "trials" of software, it smacks to me more of cynical manipulation than doing something good for the community. Insinuate the software into the school working life where the children get used to it. Get a whole number of classrooms hooked on it and then the school will find it harder to disentangle itself once the children are conditioned into using it as a normal expected part of their school day. The software might be the best software in the world and have a real utilitarian value but if the "atmosphere" around the product and it's marketing makes people feel uneasy then it will never be accepted. My advice to anyone trying to market software is, let the product do the talking with it's quality and useability, be "transparent" in your relationship with usership and the potential purchasers and keep away from "hooky"/ "spammy" marketing strategies.
     
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    Andy Churchill, I am not sure if you will read this Andy, but I am really sorry to hear about what is going on with you over there. I do wish and hope everything works out for you. I have used Evidence Eliminator for a long time now and always thought it was the best of the best. I hope you can come back and finish Windisk so we can all use it and benefit from it. After all, a clean computer is a fast computer. Jon
     
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    Andrew Andrew Churchill RHS May I also add my sorrow at hearing of your problem and can only hope NSY can resolve the problem. On reading through other posts, I wonder how true they are. Recently I purchased a new PC with Windows 7. I curse the day. Of the many programmes I lost was Evidence Eliminator. I have bought several versions of it and found them to be to my liking, however W7 is not liked by it because after downloading a fresh copy from www.cnet.com, when I tried to enter my username and password it did not recognise the system. Have you any ideas, please? TIA *puppy*
     
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    Update: I've heard that someone has confessed (SNITCHED) that there is a gun involved. A handgun. In the UK that's bad. Handguns are banned here. Not allowed by law. Prison time.
     
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    Yeah it's called locking up the people who have tried to murder me for the rest of their life, and whilst they're all locked up, everyone else is going to be shagging their (ex) wives. that's karma, matey. :)

    There is something on a Life Sentence called a TARIFF. It is the minimum sentence that the perpetrator has to serve. For a contract murder job, it's about 30 years or so.

    Some people aren't going to be sleeping easy in their beds at the moment, and rightly so.

    Life can really mean that, LIFE. You actually, as we say in the UK, "DO THE BIRD". i.e. you serve the sentence. You have to spend 30 years in prison.
     
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    Re: How does one transfer one's registered EE version to a new computer?

    hi dude, well, all I can suggest, since the business no longer exists, is that you get a .... pirate version of EE :rolleyes:
     
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    Not at all, I highly respect CCleaner for the efforts. I offered them a load of money a while back to buy their company but they didn't answer my email. I have no problem with them at all. But I don't like the program much to be honest. I would prefer EE or Windisk to do the job in a commercial way. But that's just me, I'm a commercial programmer that does a professional job of it. I had loads of good staff on board but after these HIT MEN with guns started coming around I had to close the office.
     
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    Thanks. I hope you too like the prison sentences that are going to be handed-down to the murdering criminals that forced us out of business.
     
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    Thank you. I would recommend that you download the most recent version of Windisk available. It is completely better than EE. It's fully-auto, and loaded with custom features you can't find in any other products. The download sites still stock it.
     
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    Hey, Andy. I downloaded Windisk and it won't work because it is asking for an activation code to register it. I have 1.12.1170. What do I do? Sorry about your troubles. I have had and still do have EE on my computer but it keeps on freezing and crashing on me. I use CCleaner now. I site is Cnet.com and it says that the programme is free and paid. Plese help. Thank you.
     
  23. SafetyFirst

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    I have installed it but I don't like it much. Is there an option to choose a secure deletion method at all?
     
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    Andy,
    I have read everything and commented on what you are going through, this whole thing is just going to take time to work through. I think you know that are a lot of us wishing for the best outcome for you. As far as Windisk is concerned, we are all hoping that you and your team re-group and make a spectacular comeback. I cannot seem to find any download for Windisk anywhere, and I have put my time into looking for it. There are a lot of us that believe in you and your work. If you can get us a copy of Windisk to download that would be great, if not, then we just have to wait. Good Luck.
     
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