If you delete a file or a folder, then it will get stored in recycle bin automatically. Most of the users think that if a file or a folder is deleted from the recycle bin by using shift + delete keys combination then the file is deleted forever. But, the fact is that the file is still present on the hard disk where as the index of the file system will be marked as free space. All the deleted files can be easily recovered with the help of file recovery software. The files which got deleted or lost because of formatting or re-formatting are not erased permanently. Usually, formatting is done so as to reuse the disk space. But, it won’t delete the files permanently. Therefore, you can also recover the deleted files due to formatting by using file recovery software.
In some situations, you want to delete the confidential or sensitive data from the system so that it won’t be accessed by anyone. Or some business related data which contain the customer’s details should be removed from the system permanently. Although, you have deleted all those files from the computer with the help of the methods such as formatting or re-formatting, etc. But still all the deleted files are not yet safe. All the files which got deleted by any of the above process can be entirely retrieved until and unless they are overwritten with some other contents. To delete forever the deleted files, you can make use of file eraser program like Drive Wipe Software.
This software helps to delete forever all files from the computer. It will unlink all the recycle files as well as overwrite all the files with garbage values so that, it can’t be restored by using any file recovery software. The nine different sanitization standards are used by this tool for overwriting purpose. It can also delete the data from the hard drive forever. Even, you can delete the internet history with the help of this tool.
The file eraser software overwrites the contents of your hard disk repeatedly with some data at least three times so that all those overwritten files cannot be recovered. There are various disk sanitization methods followed by this software are Random Overwrite, US Department of Defense, Peter Gutmann Secure Deletion, Fast Zero Overwrite, Gutmann method etc.
This software works with Microsoft Windows such as Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows server 2003 etc. on both 32 bit and 64 bit system. It removes the private or confidential files from the hard drive by offering maximum drive wipe methods. This software also supports the file erasing from FAT 32, FAT 16, NTFS, and NTFS5 formatted partitions. You can download this utility for the recovery results.