Let's check out another popular shredder: the Privacy Shredder. This utility
just like others of its kind clears up the traces of your Internet and
computer activities. It can clean your browser's cache, cookies, and
history, delete your temporary files, and empty the Recycle Bin. It can also
erase the traces of popular applications such as Microsoft Office, Media
Player, and WinZip.
It's an acceptable choice for all level users, since it's quite easy to use.
Besides cleaning the suggested material that you can see on the screenshot
above, the users can destroy any file by browsing the system and picking the
Basically, this cleanup utility offers enough features and functionality to
hold its own against the competition. Although it's not packed with plenty
of features that some other programs of this kind are, it can obliterate
documents using several secure algorithms that adhere to government
However the users feedback is not positive at all. They say that the support
team ignores the users demand for help. That's certainly a bad thing,
because usually the publisher's make sure the customers are satisfied with
Even though the Privacy Shredder is able to remove the data of many
programs, it doesn't delete the temporary files that are stored in the
folder of the actual file you are working with (for instance, such as the
Winword creates). Also, the ability to wipe free space on your hard disk
would be nice too. But the Privacy Shredder lacks that feature.
Besides that, the Privacy Shredder makes a simple and powerful solution for
any user wishing to keep his or her PC activities private. It is purchasable
at www.jklnsoft.com for about $30.