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How to Permanently Delete Files on PC?

by Shirly Chen, 2016-02-25

If you think you can permanently delete files on PC by right-clicking deletion, shift+del and emptying recycle bin, you are terribly wrong. When you delete files or even format the entire hard drive, you can’t get your files permanently deleted on your PC.

  • You can’t permanently deleted files on PC by right-clicking deletion operation.
  • You can’t permanently delete files on PC by deletion + emptying recycle bin.
  • You can’t permanently delete files on PC by Shift + Delete.
  • You can’t permanently delete files on PC by dragging the files to recycle bin + emptying recycle bin.
  • You can’t permanently delete files on PC by format or erasure.

The deleted or formatted files are easily recovered by data recovery software. Any data recovery freeware like Do Your Data Recovery Free can easily scan your PC hard drive and find, recover deleted or formatted files.

How to Permanently Delete Files on PC?

If you want to permanently delete files on PC, you have to erase the files, shred them and overwrite the disk place of the deleted files. It sounds so difficult? Now you can easily and permanently delete files on PC with DoYourData Super Eraser. Super Eraser is an all-in-one data erasure tool. It will erase, destroy, overwrite your files within a few clicks.

Step 1: Download and install Super Eraser on your PC.

Step 2: Run Super Eraser and select the files you want to permanently delete.

how to permanently delete files on PC

Step 3: Eraser the files or folders with Super Eraser.

If you don’t want to show your files to any other people, just try Super Eraser to permanently delete them on your PC. For instance, when you are going to sell your old PC to other people, you can use Super Eraser to permanently delete files on the PC. After permanent deletion with Super Eraser, the files can’t be recovered by any data recovery software or manual data recovery service. It means your files are lost forever. Nobody will see your files again.

When you delete a file on PC with Super Eraser, it will delete the file, destroy it and then use random data to overwrite the disk place of the file. So data recovery is impossible after erasure with Super Eraser. You don’t have to erase the entire hard drive, just select the files or folders you want to delete, then the software will do all the things you want. Want to permanently delete files on PC? Just try it now.