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Windows 7: How to completely delete the deleted files


19 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
How to completely delete the deleted files

Hi guys, i just want to ask if there's any software that completely deleted the unwanted files. I'm asking this because i deleted some files from my drive D i used SHIFT + DEL. But when I used my restoration software and press the search button it is still there.

What I want is to completely delete the files even if I used restoration softwares the software should'nt be detecting it.

Thanks and sorry for my bad english


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19 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Desktop) Home Premium x64 (Laptop)
 
 

You want to use some sort of "file shredder". A program like this will delete your files and then overwrite the area used by the deleted files 7 or 8 times (I think). That way it will be impossible to "recover" the files
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19 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

thanks for the reply louwin, where can i download file shredder? is it free?

my files was already deleted, all i want is to erase it completely because it is still showing on my restoration software
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19 Mar 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Desktop) Home Premium x64 (Laptop)
 
 

Sorry, I don't use them myself but have a friend who swears by them. I'm sure you will be able to find a few free ones....

Try Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com and search for "file shredder" and choose a free one?
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19 Mar 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional x64 (Desktop) Home Premium x64 (Laptop)
 
 

Quickly, from the link above

Mutilate File Wiper
Sure Delete
Shredder
KaKa File shredder
File Shredder
Absolute File Shredder
etc etc

There were 10 in the first 2 pages and there were 18 pages from the search

Choose one and if you don't like it - try another
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19 Mar 2012   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

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19 Mar 2012   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks louwin and seavixen32

@seavixen32

i will try the Option 2, i will post the result later.
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19 Mar 2012   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

CCleaner ...will do it and cleanup your computer too
It has different levels of shredding from 1 pass to 35 passes.
Its free and works great!
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19 Mar 2012   #9

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

seavixen32, i tried Permanently Delete - Add to Context Menu, it works but it doesnt permanently deletes the files i want to erase..

here's the SS of the restoration software i used. it still can search and recover the file ive just deleted using Permanently Delete.

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19 Mar 2012   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

any suggestions guys?
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