Q. Can XErase write a stamp to block zero on a drive that contains report information visible in a media viewer? A. Yes. Navigate to Customize->Interface->Post-Erasure Events and select Write Stamp on Block Zero.
Q. Is there a way to weed out bad drives (too many defects or power on hours etc.?) when the drive is detected so I don’t spend processing time on drives I can’t resell?
Q. Can XErase change the block size of a drive from 512 to 520 or vice versa? A. Yes, you can specify block size changes on SCSI (SAS, FC, SCSI) drives from 512 to
Q. Can I set up a filter that weeds out poorly performing drives during overwrites? A. Yes. Navigate to Customize->Interface->Erasure Settings and select Action if Slow. Now you can chose to abort or FAIL
Q. Is there a way to remove the DCO (Device Configuration Overlay) and/or HPA (Host Protected Area) from a disk? A. Yes, navigate to Customize->Interface->Pre-Erasure Events and select ATA Resizing (DCO/HPA). Turn that feature
Q. Is there a way to add users, force them to log in and control their access to the software via privileges? A. Yes. Hit the User(person) button in the button group at the
Q. My system seems sluggish and I received a pop up on start that asked me to run the system registry cleaner? Should I do this? A. Yes! XErase has a built-in utility that
Q. I have drives that came out of set top boxes and they only spin up in your Octane Erasure Appliance. How do I make them usable in Windows on other systems? A. In