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Secure-Erase Data From Multiple Drives At Once Using Active KillDisk Share
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Deleting a file simply from the hard drive does not completely erase it. Instead, it is sent to the Recycle Bin and can be restored using its built-in Restore functionality. Even if you delete the files from the Recycle Bin, they are still not completely removed from the system. Permanent deletion simply removes the links to these files, allowing new data to be written over the data sectors where they resided. A file is truly removed only when new data overwrites its residues. Deleting personal or sensitive files and folders, even from the Recycle Bin is not enough, as anyone with the proper knowledge and tools, such as previously covered Recuva, can easily recover the deleted data.  In order to prevent private information from being compromised, it’s always advisable to use data shredding tools to securely erase data off the hard disk. Active@ KillDisk is an application for Windows that allows you to securely remove data from local hard drives, USB drives and other removable media storage. You can wipe multiple drives at a time using one of several shredding methods, including One Pass Zeroes, US Army, Peter Gutmann and User Defined.

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