Blancco PC Edition

Erase Data from PCs and Laptops


Use and Purpose

Blancco PC Edition is ideal for PC hard disk data erasure and is used extensively for reuse needs.

  • Enhanced hard disk support for high-speed, unlimited volume of data destruction
    to erase data on up to 4 HDD per PC.
  • Safe for reuse as data cannot be recovered with any existing technology.
  • Once data is erased, automatically generates a detailed data erasure report with hardware IT asset management information.
  • OPTIONAL Hardware functionality test for information about main memory, processor, motherboard, pointing devices, display, floppy drive, optical drive, internal sound, keyboard and hard drive S.M.A.R.T. test.


  • Ease of availability with multiple delivery options (managment console, ASP, MSI, Network PXE, CD and other Media)
  • Improved IT asset management with detailed hardware report information (i.e. processor, memory, hard drive etc)
  • Licence management with Windows OS and installed software detection
  • Globally adaptable with multiple language and keyboard support
  • Process integration with user tailored solution, data destruction process can be modified and automated.
  • Enhanced security with password protection capability. Combined with Management Console only authenticated user can perform the erasure.
  • Standalone capability, functions with or without Network.

Key Features

  • Erasure for one PC/server (up to 4 ATA, IDE, SCSI, USB, SATA, FireWire hard drives of any size)
  • Bypass of operating system (e.g. Windows, Linux)
  • Bypass of BIOS given hard disk parameters
  • USB/SCSI hot plug
  • Erasure of locked/hidden areas (DCO, HPA)
  • Erasure of remapped sectors
  • Automatic XML and CSV reporting and data transmission
  • Bad sector detection
  • Automatic re-use features (reformatting into NTFS, FAT16 or FAT32)
  • International erasure standards such as:
    • DoD 5220.22-M
    • HMG INFOSEC Erasure Standards (Baseline and Enhanced)
    • OPNAVINST 5239.1A
    • User-defined erasure pattern
  • Optional extra; Windows OS and Office serial number detection