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Old 03-08-2005, 04:14 AM   #1
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Default how do I delete files for good?

After I have sent my files to the recycle bin, it can be retrieve with the aid of a program. How do I delete my files for good?
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Old 03-08-2005, 10:33 AM   #2
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You need an app like FileShredder. This isn't the only on e. There are numerous apps out there that do the same thing. Take a look around and see which one you prefer.
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Old 03-08-2005, 05:39 PM   #3
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yeha, with some anti virus programs they come with a little program that'll shred your old files and such for good. i remmeber macafee coming with something like that. or fileshredder that works too. i dont think NAV has it. ill have to check but im not on my home comp right now so yeha.
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or you could just use "Window Washer)
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ERASER AT DOWNLOAD.COM. Free works well. once installed right click on file you want gone and click erase.

http://www.download.com/Eraser/3000-...ml?tag=lst-0-7
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Old 03-09-2005, 08:38 AM   #6
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thank for all the replies. but that only takes care of the files i would want to delete in the future.

what do i do with the files i have deleted? shredder and washer doesn't allow me to select deleted files.

please further help.
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eraser has a function that will erase unused disk space. which once a file or such is deleted it becomes unused disk space that can be overwritten. you can also right click the trash can and tell it to erase whats in it.
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thanks, hake. but there are folders that i cannot right-click and select erase like the 'RECYCLER' folder. this folder is invisible (not as in 'hidden' that can be enabled in options), and i can only access it by typing something like this into the address bar of my window manager: e:/recycler

i assume when i delete something from my 'e' drive, it would go to the recycle bin in 'c' drive. but when i clear my recycle bin, the 'undead' files originally from 'e' drive goes into the 'recycler' folder, which is not shown to users.

what do i do about this folder?
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That link doesnt seem to work.............so how do u delte stuff from the past according to my recycle bin it holds 3.99g of space for recycle bin how do i completly delete that.
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That link doesnt seem to work.............so how do u delte stuff from the past according to my recycle bin it holds 3.99g of space for recycle bin how do i completly delete that.
? ok that makes no scnese!
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