Posts Tagged ‘clear hard drive’

Hardwipe 2.0 Released, Delete Files Permanently

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

If you’re thinking about selling or donating a used computer and you want to make absolutely certain that the hard drive is cleared of sensitive data, then this type of program is an absolute must …

Files that you delete in Windows do not get removed from the storage device – usually a hard drive – right away. To speed up the process and all, the files are just marked as not being available anymore, and their disks space is set to be available again for new data.