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Ensure your privacy by permanently deleting sensitive information from your PC

Most people have some data stored on their computer that they would rather not share with others such as passwords, personal information, financial records, etc. But when the time comes to remove these data from the computer, for instance when the PC sending for repairing, things get bit complicated. Because a deleted file can be recovered easily. There is a plenty of software recovery tools that can restore your deleted items.

In order to maintaining your privacy you want to be sure that the deleted file will be deleted permanently. Here comes the importance of file shredding software. There are several such tools and many of them are mentioned in my previous posts.

Here is a very simple, very easy to use (drag and drop), yet powerful file shredding program that destroys the data you choose before the deletion, using a complicated procedure of filling the actual content with random data.

Freeraser can function on three levels: A fast destruction (standard 1-round filling of random data), A forced destruction (3 rounds of filling according to DoD 5220.22M standard), and An ultimate destruction (35 rounds of filling with data according to Guttman algorithm).

You can download Freeraser from Codyssey (works with Windows XP and Vista)


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