Wipe free or slack disk space with
Wiping free disk space is necessary to make irrecoverable all
previously deleted files. With Shred Agent wiping free disk space is
easy to run and fast.
Why need to wipe free disk space
There are some reasons why users of Windows should run free space wipe
regularly, the main is:
Do users of
Shred Agent still need to use wipe free space function? The short answer is
You need to
wipe in some way previously deleted files, files that you have deleted
before starting using Shred Agent;
Shred Agent can
wipe securely about 98% of deleted data, there are still 2% that will be
deleted securely while wiping slack disk space;
To speed-up you
work, you might in interested in configuring Shred Agent to wipe only
specific files, the rest can be securely deleted while wiping slack hard
to wipe slack hard drive space? Is is easy? Is it fast?
With Shred Agent it's really easy and fast. To run free space wiping
function you have two options:
Agent. Select "Wipe Free Space" option in Tools menu. Then select hard
disk letters to wipe and click "Wipe free space" button;
option is to run Shred Agent wipe free space using
command line option. It's
useful when you want to schedule to do slack space wiping for instance,
So, is it fast?
fast in comparison to other free space wiping tools (for instance, ours
QuickWiper is much more slower)
speed depends much on drive speed, the volume of data to be overwritten
and so on. After starting free space wiping, Shred Agent will indicate
the time left.
Why is it
so fast? Well, because when overwriting free space there is no need to
read any data, just write, also, Shred Agent writing data directly into
the hard disk without caching.
It's needed to
empty Recycle Bin and System Information folder before wiping free space.
Will Shred Agent do this?
How to make sure that it's really works?
It's really a good idea to make sure that Shred Agent or any other security
tool does it's job. With Shred Agent it's simple. Search in google for some
freeware undelete utility and try to recover some files after wiping free
it and Buy it
You can try
Shred Agent for free. 30-days fully-functional version of Shred Agent is available
for download. Before downloading, please, pay
attention to System requirements. If you find Shred Agent useful, then you
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