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Securely Delete Files from your PC

by Oscar Sodani
November 6, 2006

Oscar Sodani is a founder of Help2Go and owner of Help2Go Networks, an IT consulting firm in the Washington D.C. area. Oscar holds the CISSP certification as well as industry certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Novell.

Do you want to delete a sensitive file from your computer, but are concerned that it may leave traces behind on your hard drive? LifeHacker has an excellent tutorial on how to create a File Shredder for your Windows desktop. A simple batch file will send the file to be deleted to a program called SDelete - which you can download for free from SysInternals. This will obliterate the sensitive file you want to delete!

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