Jump to content
Piriform Community Forums
witchseeking8

permenently erase deleted files

Recommended Posts

Does anyone know how i can permently erase files from hard drive that were deleted from recycle bin. I ran recuva and do not need these files anymore. Please help

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sure would like to see the ability to wipe the MFT file names that no longer have files attached.  Perhaps as an option in Recuva Pro?

(CCleaner Pro's drive Wiper does not do it for me).  Thanks

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 12/12/2017 at 13:05, witchseeking8 said:

Does anyone know how i can permently erase files from hard drive that were deleted from recycle bin. I ran recuva and do not need these files anymore. Please help

One way to obscure the files is to format a drive then heavily encrypt it.

Some use Hillary's method to wipe a drive.

 

Another method is evidence eliminator (traditional hard drives only). Even the FBI has trouble recovering much from that method. Even electron microscopes have loads of trouble.

 

Now with SSD's. you need to write all ONES (not zeroes) to every part of a drive.

Got that info from an SSD maker.

 

And you have to do it a whopping FOUR TIMES too.

 

If you have trouble securing sensitive info you want to delete, then encrypt the data first, THEN dispose of it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×