Secure File Deletion Tools Category

HDShredder – Securely Wipe a Drive

HD Shredder - Disk Wiping Tool

HDShredder is a Disk Wiping file deletion tool offered by Miray Software that can be used to securely wipe or delete all data or contents from a drive or partition. It is important to note that while HDShredder can be used to erase an entire drive, storage device, or partition, there is no option to delete specific files or folders. The Freeware version is simply limited on its processing speed. This drive shredder can be stored on a USB device and then run via the hdshredder.exe file.

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Free Junk File Cleaner – JFRemover

Junk File Remover

JFRemover is a Free and Portable Temp and Junk File Cleaner created by UtilityNerd. It can be used to quickly cleanup Temporary Files and Junk Files, anabling Windows to run quicker and help you recover drive space. Many options are available and you can analyze what JFRemover finds before committing to perform a cleanup.

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Blank and Secure – Delete Files Permanently

Blank And Secure - Permanent File Deletion

Blank and Secure is a Freeware tool that can be used to Permanently Delete Files, making them irrecoverable. Simply drag and drop the files you would like to Delete Permanently into the window and Blank and Secure will overwrite the data with Zeros, making the information not recoverable.

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Eraser – Securely Delete Files

Eraser - Secure Data Destruction - Scheduler

Eraser is a file destruction tool allows you to completely delete or erase sensitive data from your hard drive, flash drive or other attached disk in an attempt to make the file data unrecoverable. This File Eraser works by overwriting data several times with select patterns. One of six data destruction methods can be used. Additional features include a scheduler and ability to erase remnant data from existing empty space on a drive. This Portable Secure Data Removal Tool can be stored and run from a USB Device.

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Portable FileASSASSIN – Remove Locked Files

Remove Locked Files – Portable FileASSASSIN is a Free portable application that can remove or delete any type of locked files from your PC. In some cases, these locked files can be the result of a malware infection trying to keep you from deleting it’s core files. However, there are many non-infection cases when a certain file will not delete. The important thing to know is that FileASSASSIN can easily remove those locked files. The software uses advanced techniques to unload modules, close remote handles, and terminate processes to remove the particular locked file.

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Disk Wipe – Portable Disk Wiper

Disk Wipe is Free Portable Disk Wiper that can be used to permanently remove data from hard drives, flash cards, USB drives, mp3 players, cameras and other storage devices.  The tool provides secure permanent data destruction by deleting all information from the storage device, making it virtually impossible to perform data retrieval. Disk Wipe supports devices the utilize a NTFS, Fat, or Fat32 file format.

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FreeRaser – Portable File Shredder

FreeRaser is a Free Portable tool that can be used to shred, destroy and permanently delete files from your computer. FreeRaser allows you to select from one of three methods to shred data. Method 1: Fast destruction utilizes a single round, filling the space with random data. Method 2: Forced destruction utilizes 3 rounds of filling according to DoD 5220.22M standard. Method 3: Ultimate destruction utilizes 35 rounds of filling with data according to Guttman algorithm.

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DP Shredder – Portable File Shredder

DP Shredder is a Portable Secure file deletion tool that can be used to delete files or complete folders permanently from your hard drive. DP Shreddder will also overwrite the remaining empty space on the disk using one of the following methods;  ZERO, Pseudoram Data, RCMP (DSX), US DoD 5220.22-M (E), US DoD 5220.22-M (ECE) or Gutmann 35x.

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WipeDisk – Portable File Deletion Tool

WipeDisk is a small portable secure file deletion tool that can be used to securely wipe both logical and physical hard disks, USB memory sticks and floppy disks. Supporting 14 unique wiping methods, this tool should ensure that your wiped or deleted data is no longer recoverable. WipeDisk is only 685KB after extraction making for a perfect addition to anyones portable toolkit.

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DPWipe – Portable Secure File Deletion

DPWipe is a small portable file shredder utility that allows a user to delete or “Wipe” both files and folder securely via Drag & Drop. With DPWipe, a user can delete files normally (not secure), utilize a Single overwrite by performing a DoD Wipe (US Department of Defense of Defense 5220.22 compliant wipe) or use the Gutmann’s Maximum Security 35 pass wiping method. Available in both English and German Languages and is only 88.1KB extracted.

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UltraShredder – Portable File Shredder

UltraShredder is a Portable application that allows a user to Securely Delete or Shred files. It does this by overwriting the information with random charactors. If an attempt is made to recover the file or files that have been shredded using a data recovery program, only illegible information would be seen in place of the file. Hence Ultrashredder makes it possible to permanently delete files from within Windows, securing your private information from prying eyes.

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