Let’s see how to delete files permanently ie without the possibility of being able to recover after emptying the Recycle Bin.
Any document, image, video, file folder or deleted with the function Empty Trash Windows or removed directly from the system by using the keyboard shortcut uppercase (is the key with the arrow pointing upwards) and Delete are recoverable using dedicated software. Windows does not actually delete the data from the hard disk of the computer but only removes the reference to the file from the file system table. Eliminating free sector on the hard drive of your computer but does not delete the file from the historical memory.
The file remains invisible computer’s hard drive until it is overwritten and created a new file on it. Up to this time you can always retrieve any document, image, video, files or folder deleted. When the file is overwritten with other data recovery by means of dedicated software is no longer possible because the device will return content only through its normal communications interface.
To delete files permanently from our computer we can use File Shredder Securely , a software easy to use and completely free. Securely File Shredder can help us protect our privacy by deleting permanently files, folders and documents and can be used on any computer running Windows 8 / 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.
HOW TO INSTALL FILE SHREDDER SECURELY
Colleghiamoci official website Securely File Shredder .
We click on Download Now! to be directed to the site CNET’s Download.com
We still click Download Now and wait for it to appear the download window.
Let’s click Save file .
After the download execute the file to install File Shredder Securely.
HOW TO PERMANENTLY DELETE ALL THE CONTENT
Open File Shredder Securely .
If we want to safely delete the entire contents of the trash we click on ‘ icon to the trash .
The program will warn that the cancellation is final and we can no longer recover deleted files.
We click on Yes .
HOW TO DELETE FILES PERMANENTLY WITHOUT MOVING THEM TO THE TRASH
Open File Shredder Securely .
To delete files permanently do click Delete Files .
If you want to permanently delete a folder with all its contents do click Delete Folder .
We select the file or folder you want to delete and do click you .
METHODS FOR DISPOSAL OF FILE SHREDDER SECURELY
To delete files permanently File Shredder Securely has different disposal methods, selectable by clicking on the gear icon.
• Schneier’s Method
Method created by the US cryptographer Bruce Schneier; 7 performs overwriting passes on the hard disk.
• DOD 5220.22-M Method
It is the default method used by File Shredder Securely. It was originally defined by the NISP (National Industrial Security Program) of the United States; 4 performs overwriting passes on the hard disk.
• Gutmann Method
Method designed dall’informatico Peter Gutmann for hard disks of older but still very effective in solid state drives; It performs 35 overwriting passes on the hard disk.
• Paranoid Method
Method mixed Reason Software Company.