What is safe to erase?
I’m using your program ByebyeData Eraser now, I have something to erase, but I don’t know if they’re safe to erase?
You’re asking this question because you’re concern about the operating system, you might not want to erase the OS and want to make it bootable again after erasing some data. Don’t worry, ByebyeData Eraser only erase what you specified, and here’s more tips:
If you’re running this program after Windows is booted instead of before its running, you’re safe to erase free space, data drive, data disk and any files and folders not from C Drive, we have a list of paths (folder) that you should not mess with. You can click on to read more about it if you’re going to erase files in C Drive.
Besides, when running this program like other software in Windows, C Drive and the boot disk are grayed out to prevent mistakenly click if you click on the Erase entire drive tab and the Erase entire disk tab, because when they’re selectable, they’re erasable. So if you’re about to erase drives or disk, you can safe to erase what listed, for example, D, E drives, or secondary disks.
But if you’re running ByebyeData Eraser from WinPE, both C Drive, the system drive, and the boot disk, Disk 0, are clickable, which means they can be erased. If you want to keep the operating system, better not to use the
Select all option, just click them one by one instead unless you planned to reinstall the system, in which case, you’re safe to erase everything on the hard drive.