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    Question What is the most secure file deletion software?

    Anyone know? Would like it to be a freeware if possible and open source.

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    http://www.snapfiles.com/download/dl...eshredder.html

    I went with that one until someone can post something as simple and better.

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    Eraser is the best, its free http://www.heidi.ie/eraser/

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    It has to be freeware? acronis is good but..........


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    Are you doing naughty stuff?
    I'm using Windows 7 - you got a problem with that?

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    me naughty?

    Doesn't crap cleaner have a secure file cleaner? It has a context menu link for recycle bin - wonder what that is for.
    Last edited by lynchknot; July 20th, 2005 at 18:41 PM.

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    Best one i've used is called FORMAT

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    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend
    Best one i've used is called FORMAT
    Yeah lynchknot uses that one all the time

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    Actually FORMAT is not good enough (secure) - you guys know this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynchknot
    Actually FORMAT is not good enough (secure) - you guys know this.
    Yes we know,but it's better than any third party software will ever be.

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    better that peter gutman or some Russian/German standard? - and how does one format a single file? Hehe. (smilies not working)

    What is the most secure file deletion software?

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    The ultimate file deletion tool. Even better than a format.


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    Yeah Babee Yeah

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    Reindeer games Rik - cool!

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    does the file shredder that comes with Spybot do any good

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