Hard Wipe 2 – Delete Windows Data Files Permanently
Do you know every time the data files that you delete using Windows recycle bin do not get removed permanently from hard disk. The deleted data files only are just marked as not being available anymore, and indicated the deleted data file disks space is set to be available again for new data.
However, there are weakness on Windows deleting process, which the deleted data still have the chances to recover back the data using data recovery software. This might be an issue if you sell your computer, give it away, or trash it and someone else takes it from there. So, here is free file shredder software called Hard wipe 2, which it can permanently deleted data files without can be recovered anymore by data recovery software.
With this files shredder software, you can permanently erase, or to “hard wipe”, data on disk and portable storage media (i.e. USB drives and memory sticks) in order to prevent personal or sensitive business information from ever being recovered. There are three data wiping options on their left interface: Wipe Files (delete selected files and folders), Wipe Drive (wipe complete folders or drives) and Clean Space (clean the free space of drives) buttons. Speed Control Button namely Automatic, Full Speed and Restricted can be found on the right side while Start Wipe and Reset buttons are available at the bottom while, overwriting scheme can be selected from the drop down menu.
Hard wipe 2 supports all major data wiping schemes such as GOST R 50739-95, DOD 5220.22-M and Schneier & Gutmann, which all of them are well known data overwriting scheme to ensure the deleted data can be permanently forever from your hard drives. This file shredder software also integrates into the Windows Explorer context menu to securely delete files and folders directly from the default file manager. Or you can simply use it as a standalone application if you prefer.
Meanwhile, you will receive detailed audit logging and verification after the secure data deletion process. Plus more, you can even set the computer automatically shutdown once data wiping process is completed.
Windows users can download the latest version of Hard wipe from the developer website. This file shredder software is fully compatible with Windows 8, as well as Windows 7, Vista and XP.