How To Delete Files Permanently From Hard Disk

Have you ever inadvertently deleted important files/info in the system’s hard-disk permanently? OR you lost your files/info because of the device format or corruption of a hard drive, virus – strike or Trojan infection, and unexpected system failure on account of hardware problem. With this you do not need to to stress! As you can find lots of software available in the market which will give you the retrieval of your lost or accidently deleted files.

But, have you ever attempted to erase your personal files which you do not need to share with anyone? This may be any sensitive and or personal data like any type of account username/passwords, any bank/financial related information’s, work related info, private pics-videos-emails-files, and many more… It could possibly be anything which you do not desire to share and you just delete it from the system hard disk itself by forever delete from recycle bin or by using “Shift-Delete”. However, you genuinely believe that it may be recover, amused! Yes, information can still recover in the disk even after forever deletion from disk drive. That is the reason why I clarified about data recovery applications at the starting of this site. And also the data recovery software is available in very easily reachable and abundance / free downloadable.


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Do not worry guys; have you ever heard of the stanza “If there is a will, there’s a way” there is loads of software available for permanently deletion of the information as well on the web for free of price. “Eraser” is among these, this really is free software which you may download it from their web site and install it on your system. It helps you to delete your sensitive data eternally and entirely by overwriting. Please read below how it works.

Explanation regarding the working of Eraser:

When we delete any file, the OS of our PC/Laptop does not really erase the data in the secondary storage; but, actually, it removes the exact reference (Reference means address of place where the information is actually saved) from the file system table, after which the info is unable to be searched from the searching algorithms within the system. Where previously our sensitive files resides, and also it is going to reveal the memory space as free memory. The system control unit upgrade their file system table with that memory location as empty for upcoming data uploads, once a fresh data file comes, system provide exactly the same location for this and save the brand new data onto the exact same locations, but, even after this overwrite, it may be possible to recover the data by study of the magnetic field patterns on exactly the same hard-disk drive. The Eraser applications do a unique step to safely remove all of the isolated marks of the data by overwriting preconfigured information again and again over precisely the same location which is relatively fits the magnetic field patterns of your info. Hence, it couldn’t be regained by any manner in future as it is became unambiguous for the information that was deleted. Now, Eraser is supporting Microsoft Windows XP (with Service Pack 3), Windows Server 2003 (with Service Pack 2), Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.


1. Free availability on Internet.
2. It can delete data from any storage device means not only system Harddisk, but also from outside Hard-disk, pen drive, flash drive.
3. It is customizable and comparatively faster; even it can be scheduled by you for your time cleaning that is ideal.
4. It can delete almost any information like files, photographs, videos, documents, folders, files that are executable.

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