Re: Erasing File Data



Ertugrul Soeylemez wrote:


In other words, there may be an arbitrary amount of replications on your
drive. To securely make it unrestorable, you need to delete the file,
and then wipe your entire partition, including existing content, and
additionally all partitions, which are swap partitions (under
Unix/Linux), or where swap files are or were present. (pagefile.sys in
Windows). Finally all partitions, where temporary storage is or was
present.


Or you have just encrypted everything.

Don't worry. You can wipe the space used by existing files, without
destroying them.


You can also wipe almost all the space that is not used by existing files.

> I don't know of any program, which does that, though.

Hm... maybe Eraser? Just came to mind...
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