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Need help in deleting files


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#1 neonknight

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 06:50 AM

Can anyone suggest me some free tool which will delete all the files from HDD which I had already deleted from recycle bin earlier ? I'm asking for this kinda tool cause I had few files on my company's laptop which I was not supposed to have. I have deleted them from recycle bin but I doubt when I return it, these guy will recover it back and put me in trouble! please help!!

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#2 Torvald

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 09:59 AM

Hmm.... I haven't used any file shredding programs myself, so am not able to personaly recommend a particlular one.

However, I did a quick Google search and found the following one: http://www.fileshredder.org/

It appears to be free, so you might as well give it a try.

You might want to do some additional Google searches yourself, or perhaps even visit the MajorGeeks website and see what their recommendations are.

Best Wishes.

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Posted 11 October 2010 - 10:06 AM

The best proceedure is a low level format. This completely wipes the drive. Then reinstall the OS if needed.
Use the free version of Active@ KillDisk.
Or Darik's Boot And Nuke

For XP and Vista.
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