Recovering hard disk space

  anniesboy68 19:30 05 Aug 2003

We all know [I assume] that when deleting files from the re-cycle bin they are not actually deleted from the disk and remain taking up disk space. Are there any programs that can clean the hard drive of these files. I believe "Cyberscrub" do something like it but I'm not sure that they delete files, only scramble them so they are not recoverable.

  Megatyte 19:42 05 Aug 2003

Deleted files do NOT use disk space. The only reason for totally cleaning the drive is for security reasons(it's sometimes possible to retrieve deleted files).


  anniesboy68 20:58 05 Aug 2003

Megabyte....thanks for the info

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