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Deleting Vs Eraser

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#1 samiotis


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Posted 27 October 2009 - 05:35 PM

Hi just a quick question,
using the program Eraser to delete files will erase any trace of my existence so to speak from my HDD but will it give me more space than simply deleting the files? .....thanks

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 07:23 PM

Yes! I use Windows Washer now but may switch to Ccleaner a free ware program. There may be other things to do to recoup space, deleting unused programs and setup files. There is always the option of compressing the drive. how jammed up are you?.

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Posted 27 October 2009 - 07:53 PM

If you delete a file and then empty the recycle bin this will free up the same amount of space as if you erase the file.
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