Archive for February, 2009

Hurray! The first bug found

February 27, 2009
Dear Freeraser users,

We have to admit that we are not perfect, we are trying, though 🙂

We were reported the bug in the version 1.0.0.10. It is not critical issue, however it is a bug and we want you to know about it.
The bug appears only on Windows XP machines, so if you have Vista you will not feel it.
For those who are using Freeraser with Windows XP we would like to ask not to switch Icon size to “Extra Large”.

That is our BUG. Thanks to all who reported it

That is our BUG. Thanks to all who reported it

When switching to Extra Large size, the icon disappears from the desktop and any efforts to bring it back are useless.
You may only uninstall Freeraser and install it again.
We are sorry for inconvenience. Our team will fix this bug and the next version will not have this problem.

 

We would like to thank those who reported the bug and those who are sending us their thoughts and suggestions.

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Development updates

February 25, 2009

Dear all!
Thank you for your comments and recommendations. We always consider them in our development.
Some of Freeraser users felt the lack of an alert, a message that is familiar to all Windows users. They asked to add this option. Following their requests we have added an annoying message, requiring approval before destruction.
Now, when you drop an item to the trash can, you get the warning. You will need to prove that the decision is yours and you are operating in full consciousness and that you are aware of the results.
For those who do not want to be disturbed by warnings we have left an option to disable alerts.Freeraser confirmation alert

We have also done some improvements to the website. The “News” section with RSS aggregation was added.
The Multilanguage support will be added soon. You are welcome to contribute, translating our software to your mother tongue.
Keep updated with the RSS feed.

Oops, we did it!

February 21, 2009

Dear all,

It is really amazing that our first freeware has gained that much attention. Thank you! Thanks to those who posted their reviews and thanks to those who ranked Freeraser, thanks to those who reported bugs and special thanks to those who wanted to contribute.
We have received lots of e-mails. Some of you offer translation of the software to local languages. When we started this project we were not planning to apply too much effort and to make it really big and commercial. But thanks to your e-mails we have changed our mind. No, it will not become commercial, at least not now. But we will make it even better.
We are going to:

  • Implement Multilingual support
  • Improve the performance to make it faster
  • Implement some other changes that were offered by you, e.g. the notification before destruction, and more

We believe that you will like Freeraser even more after we make these changes.

And here are some resources that helped us to gain that high recognition in such short time:

Narrow Street by Gsyka 

Lifehacker

Portable freeware collection

“Domashny PK” magazine 

Gigafree.net

Nirmaltv.com

Blogoinformatico with special thanks for a video 🙂

Secure and portable

Softonic and personaly Fabrizio Ferri

I would like to say it again – we are grateful to all of you!

Freeraser

February 14, 2009

Today we have launched our first freeware tool. We have published it on most popular freeware and shareware resources. It is available on our website
Ladies and Gentlemen, please welcome, – the FREERASER!

 

The first free digital data shredder

The first free digital data shredder

Freeraser is a powerful tool for an unrecoverable destruction of digital information. No installation is necessary, just download and run! User can select one of three levels of data destruction: Standard, Forced and Ultimate. Destroy your secrets for good, for sure, for free! Do not keep sensitive information, destroy it! Drag-n-drop or simply select a file and Freeraser will destroy it without a possibility to recover the information!

 

 Download it, it is free!

Please do not hesitate to share your experience. If you like it – leave your comments here. If you have met some problems – leave your comments here. If you want us to make more tools or you have a brilliant idea of a great software – leave your comments here.

We promise to read carefully each and every comment; and we’ll do our best to answer them.

 

Who we are

February 14, 2009

Codyssey’s blog welcomes you! Codyssey.com

We are a group of enthusiasts and professionals which has launched a new start-up.  Yes, we know that these days of world economical crisis and stagnation do not leave us much options to raise funds and get investments. But we ARE professionals and we ARE enthusiasts.

Our expertise is wide. We know all about biometrics. We know a lot about security, encryption, authentication and more. We spend hours, weeks, months to improve the usability of our products. Our previous solutions are known for their user-friendliness and convenience. Our team has developed great user interfaces to make operation realy intuitive.

We know that we have some great software and hardware solutions. We do beleive that our products will found their customers. We are sure that most of you will love our products, solutions and tools.

We also count on you. You, our readers can help us to select the right direction. You may influence, you can  advise the way and we’ll hear you. That’s what this blog is for!

  • Are you looking for some software that can help you?
  • Do you need some solution that will make your life easier?
  • Is the software or hardware on-the-shelf too expensive?
  • Are you satisfied with tools that you buy?

Leave your comments here and we will know what shall be done first. We’ll do our best to develop products that you are looking for.