Wiping data from a Windows device

From Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console, you can send a command to remotely wipe data from your user's device running Windows.

This feature is available only if you activated Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud under a Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Pro license.

Depending on the data wipe settings, you can remotely wipe some or all of the following data:

To wipe data from a device:

  1. Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud Management Console.
  2. Select the Devices section.

    The Devices section contains a list of devices that have been added to Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud.

  3. Click the link with the device name.

    This opens a page containing detailed information about the device. The left part of the page shows the Commands list, which contains buttons with the commands that are available for the device.

  4. Click the Wipe data button.
  5. In the Wipe data from <Device name> window that opens, define the data wipe settings:
    1. How to wipe:
      • Completely

        Files are overwritten with random data. It is practically impossible to restore data after it is deleted.

      • Quickly

        Files are deleted by using the operating system resources, as if you delete them manually to the recycle bin, and then empty the recycle bin.

    2. What to wipe:
      • All standard folders

        All of the above-mentioned data is deleted.

      • Custom folders

        Select the specific data to be deleted.

  6. Click the Wipe button.
  7. In the Wipe data window that opens, click the Confirm button to confirm the data wipe.

The specified data is wiped from the selected device.

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