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Securely delete files and directories with Wipe File

Wipe File
Want to delete some files on your hard disk and make sure that no one will ever be able to recover them? Wipe File is a free Windows utility that lets you wipe files or directories using one of 14 different methods. Instead of simply moving files to the recycle bin, Wipe File will overwrite the section of your hard drive that contained the file making it difficult, if not impossible for anyone to discover what the original file contained.

When you first run the program, all of the menus will be in German, but Wipe File supports 9 languages including English. Just hit the Extras menu to find a list of languages.

If you're looking for a program that can wipe entire discs or partitions, you might wan to check out Wipe Disc, another utility from the developer of Wipe File.

[via LUX.ET.UMBRA]

Tags: delete, freeware, security, wipe, wipe-disc, wipe-file

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