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What percent of users and experts removed it?
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6.0.695 76.19% 19.05% 4.76%

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Drive Erase Pro

What is Drive Erase Pro?  (from Nova Development)

Without Drive Erase Pro anyone could easily recover confidential information from your PC, including your social security and credit card numbers, banking information, emails, photos and more. The problem is this: when you delete a file from your hard drive, Windows deletes the reference to that file but leaves the act...  Read more


Drive Erase Pro is a software program developed by Nova Development. The most common release is 6.0.695, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named drive erase pro.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 13.53 MB (14,185,964 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 97% of users of Drive Erase Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.novadevelopment.com/software/drive-erase-pro-129003
Help link: www.novadevelopment.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nova development\drive erase pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Nova Development\Drive Erase Pro\MediaBuilder.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 13.53 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Drive Erase Pro

Program executable:drive erase pro.exe
Name:Nova Development Drive Erase Pro
Drive Erase Pro
Path:C:\Program Files\nova development\drive erase pro\drive erase pro.exe
Additional files:
  • MediaBuilder.exe - Bootable Media Builder (Drive Erase Pro)
  • FileShredder.exe - File Shredder

How do I remove Drive Erase Pro?

Quickly and completely remove Drive Erase Pro from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Drive Erase Pro from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Drive Erase Pro, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Drive Erase Pro.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.62%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 10 Pro 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.52%
Windows 8.1 9.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.30%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Toshiba 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
Lenovo 15.38%
Acer 15.38%
Common models
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 20.00%
MSI MS-7786 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite U505 5.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6774y 5.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.00%
Dell Dell DXG051 5.00%

About (from Nova Development)

Founded in 1984, Nova Development is a leading developer and publisher of consumer software products for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
Publisher URL: www.novadevelopment.com


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