Evidence Eliminator is a computer software program for Microsoft Windows computers that claims to delete hidden information from the hard disk which would otherwise have remained despite any 'normal' efforts to delete it. Such programs usually overwrite previously allocated disk space to make it more difficult to salvage information. Deleted information physically stays on the hard drive until its old space is claimed by another program.
Evidence Eliminator is produced by Robin Hood Software, based in Nottingham, England.
Evidence Eliminator is perhaps best known through the over-hyped marketing of the program; spammingUsenet with claims such as: is typical of their approach. Robin Hood Software claimed that these marketing methods were carried out by its sales affiliates and not by the company itself. At one point, Robin Hood Software produced a "dis-information page" which contained trenchant attacks on journalists who had written unfavourable reviews, which included accusations some reviews were "hate speech".... Read More