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Wipe Windows page file and folders with SecureDelete

TweakNow SecureDelete is a simple easy to use file and folder shredder, it supports standard wiping algorithms, DoD 5220.22M at 7 or 3 passes, this method partially complies with the  National Industrial Security Program (NISP) manual, a US nominal authority to manage standard procedures of private contractors to access …

How to permanently delete files from your computer

There are many free tools, aka data recovery software, able to make visible again files you have previously deleted, including data that appears to have vanished after emptying the Recycle Bin. Using the keys “Shift +Delete” in Windows to bypass the Recycle Bin will still make those files …

Permanently erase full hard drive with DBAN

Darik’s Boot and Nuke, aka DBAN, is a free open source project to entirely wipe your hard drive, including the operating system, this full data wipe should be done when you want to get rid of your computer, before giving it to someone else, selling it or sending …