Permanently delete files from your PC

  Knoxinator 13:26 18 Oct 2005

Does anybody know how to permanently delete files from windows? Somebody told me you had to go to run and type something in but i dont know what to type!

  DieSse 14:11 18 Oct 2005

If you just do the regular delete, and empty them from the recycle bin, whatever's left will soon get totally overwritten by new files.

If you're more paranoid than this, put wipe file into a google search, and take your pick of many example click here

  vinnyT 15:44 18 Oct 2005

If you mean bypassing the recycle bin when you press delete, then, hold down the shift button at the same time as the delete button.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:50 18 Oct 2005

File erasers :-
Eraser click here
Ultrawipe click here
SuperShredder click here

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