Secure file deletion software
If you're looking for the secure file deletion software, here is the right page, which is about to share how to secure delete files and folders in Windows System (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, and Vista). As most of us know that simply press the delete button will not make data disappear, especially in front of undelete program for Windows. In ByebyeData Eraser we'll overwrite each files and folders in many secure and powerful methods, methods meeting the US government standards.
We have fourteen overwrite algorithms to erase data in the current version, the most well-known DoD erasing methods are of course included, both the 3-pass one and the 7-pass one. That said, you still have other options to make data clean if you have different requirements on data sanitization.
Download this secure file deletion software and install it to any drives, then run it as administrator. When the UAC dialog pops up click Yes to open this program, and please remember to close all other running applications when using ByebyeData Eraser.
Click Erase files and folders and below in the list section click Add files button, then the button will dropdown so you can add files or add folders to erase. Navigate to the target file and click them to add, or if press Ctrl + click to multi-select files to the list.
In the Security column, you may have noticed, there're 14 overwrite methods available, some are standard erasing methods, like the DoD erasing ones, and some are ByebyeData Eraser's own algorithm. Specify one for the items you added to the erase list.
Click Erase Now and recheck the list to see if you have all the files added or the wrong file added, then Click Yes to the confirmation dialog when everything is fine.
Time of erasing may vary when the overwriting method and file sizes are different.
Tips: If you have compressed all the files and folders into one zip file before using ByebyeData Eraser, make sure you have deleted the original ones, then use the function Erase free space in ByebyeData Eraser to erase the deleted space clean to prevent any file recover program from getting data back.
If you're confused about which sanitization methods in the security column to choose, you can read the comparison page of all the wiping methods and learn more, or you can just ask the Tech guy in your company what kind of standard they needed for a clean laptop or just confirm how many passes is enough to wipe data clean according to the company regulations.
FYI, our company will take the 3 passes overwriting methods, also show as advanced overwrite methods to wipe working laptops and pcs, and go for one pass, simple overwrite, zero filling, or whatever you'd like to call it, for new laptop replacement.