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Is There A Program That Deletes Files That Were Already Deleted And Is Faster Than Restoration?


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Posted 23 March 2008 - 01:04 PM

I deleted lots of programs and files to the recycle bin and I deleted them. But I found a program called restoration, and it gets all the things I deleted. SO I tried to delete them forever but it takes five hours to go up 1% :thumbsup: . is there a program that deletes them forever faster?

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 05:15 PM

please reply. :thumbsup:

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 06:56 PM

Eraser
http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/
Be advised that this form of deletion overwrites the
areas of the drive where the files were and does take a
considerable amount of time depending on how much data
is being removed.
I use dban on old hard drives and it overwrites the drive
nine times. On a large drive this takes a looooooong time.

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 04:54 PM

Thanks :thumbsup:

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Posted 25 March 2008 - 06:04 PM

in fact i already had this program i just didn't know what it did :thumbsup:

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 09:25 AM

Use Eraser with caution because overwritten files cannot be retrieved. Fortunately, you can use a two-step process of first moving files to the trash can and then using Eraser (the option appears in a drop down menu) to erase the entire contents. Generally, selecting a 1 or 3 pass overwriting as Eraser's default is more than adequate and speeds the process.
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Posted 30 March 2008 - 03:29 PM

Yes I accidently deleted some system files so I had to replace them.

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 03:44 PM

Ccleaner has the ability to do secure file deletion and can overwrite files 35 times. (its in options under settings)
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Posted 31 March 2008 - 08:59 PM

Thanks for all your help. Now I need help with wrong: system files, boot files, NTLDR, NTDECTECT.COM, SYSVOLUME INFO, AUTOEXEC.BAT, MSDOS.SYS, CONFIG, IO, CONFIG, ETC, ETC, ETC. :thumbsup: :flowers:




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