Alternate File Shredder – is a simple-to-use and effective software application that permits you to permanently eliminate files from the computer, in order to prevent other users from recovering it with specialized tools. It features some advanced settings that can be easily tinkered with.
After a brief and uneventful setup procedure, you are welcomed by a regular frame with a clear-cut structure, representing Alternate File Shredder’s interface.
• First you have to select the files you want to delete (shred). You can either do this by the buttons “Add” and “Add folder” or via the edit-menu. If you add a folder, its content is scanned and all contained files and subfolder-files are added to the file list. Use the “Remove” and “Clear” button if added some wrong files. Files can also be excluded from the deletion progress by removing the small hook in front of their names:
Shred free disk space:
• Before using this option (which may take several hours on large disks), close all other running programs which might write towards the desired drive. Save all your open files before
• The filelist content is not relevant for this option. Select “Shred free space” and another window opens. Here you can select the desired drive(s). Make sure, that your USB-Sticks or disks are inserted before. If you choos “OK”, the process will be started
• “Random data writing” – If checked, the data of the files is overwritten with a random structure, otherwise using zero-values. A random data structure is saver to avoid sucessful data recovery.
• “Confirm delete” – if checked, the program will ask you before a file gets deleted (recommended!)
• “Number of iterations” – sets the number of iterations the data is overwritten, more iterations are safer, less are faster (3 is recommended – 30 is very secure, but you still can select more iterations)
• “Ignore write protection” – if selected, the write protection of files is ignored (if you want to delete a complete folder or the content of a drive, this is recommended)
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1. [Disable AD-BLOCK]** If Enabled.
2. On Download Page, Click on "Free Download" Box & Click "Create download link" & Download it.