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How to Shred and Destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files?

by Shirly Chen, 2016-10-07

shred and destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files

Most of us know that the deleted/formatted files can be recovered by data recovery software. So if we are going to destroy a Microsoft Office file, we should find a secure solution to permanently shred & erase it, leaving no chance for data recovery. Permanently destroying Word, Excel, PowerPoint files is not easy because that when you delete them or format the hard drive, the files are still on your computer or storage media. So you need special data erasure tool to help you permanently shred and destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files.

Data Erasure Tool to Destroy Microsoft Office Files

DoYourData Super Eraser is an award-winning data erasure program that can help users to completely and permanently erase data from hard drive, USB drive, external hard disk, digital camera, SD card, etc. It can help you permanently erase Word, Excel, PowerPoint files from your PC, Mac or storage media. It will shred, destroy and permanently erase the selected Word, Excel, PowerPoint files. Once your Word, Excel, PowerPoint files are erased by DoYourData Super Eraser, they will lost forever – no data recovery software or professional service can recover the erased files. So please back up your files before you use this Microsoft Office file erasure software to destroy your Word, Excel, PowerPoint files.

Three Modes to Erase Word, Excel, PowerPoint Files

In order to meet various needs of data erasure, DoYourData is designed with three data erasure modes. It allows you to shred/destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files under different situations, from erasing a file to wiping an entire hard drive.

Mode 1: Selective Erase Word, Excel, PowerPoint Files

In most cases, you only need to destroy specific Word, Excel, PowerPoint files that contain your sensitive information. This mode allows you selectively erase Word, Excel, PowerPoint files or folders from your hard drive or storage media. You just need to add the files/folders you want to erase, then click on “Erase Now” button. DoYourData Super Eraser will permanently destroy and erase the selected Word, Excel, PowerPoint files.

shred and destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files

Mode 2: Wipe Entire Hard Drive or Device

If one of your hard drive partition or your USB drive is full of Word, Excel, PowerPoint files or other files you want to destroy, you can use this mode to permanently destroy all existing data and history data on the selected hard drive or device. Please note that, this mode will permanently wipe all the data on your hard drive or device.

shred and destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files

Mode 3: Wipe Deleted/Lost Word, Excel, PowerPoint Files

As said above, the deleted or lost Word, Excel, PowerPoint files can be recovered by data recovery software. This mode is designed for only permanently destroy all the deleted/lost data and traces on your hard drive or storage media. It will not affect the existing data on your hard drive. Once the process gets finished, all your deleted/formatted/lost data on your hard drive will be lost forever.

shred and destroy Word, Excel, PowerPoint files

This is the secure solution to shred/destroy/erase your Word, Excel, PowerPoint files from PC/MAC/storage media. It is very important to permanently destroy your sensitive data before you resell/donate or give away your computer / other storage device. The Word, Excel, PowerPoint files may contain very private or important information, so you’d better destroy them using special tool. DoYourData Super Eraser can help you do the hard job. It will permanently erase Word, Excel, PowerPoint files, beyond the scope of data recovery.