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[Freeware] Free File Shredder 4.1.2

Posted In Utilities - By Techtiplib on Thursday, October 4th, 2012 With No Comments »

File Shredder is an advanced data security tool for Windows which allows you to completely remove unwanted files and sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with US Dod 5220.22-M erasure method.

With File Shredder you can securely delete files and documents from your hard drive without fear they could be recovered. There are quite a few software tools today for retrieval of deleted files under Windows OS. Those tools, often referred to as “file recovery” software, are taking advantage of shortcoming of Windows “delete” command that we all use regularly to delete files. Actually, the “delete” operation in Windows only removes bits of information from files so they appear deleted in OS. It is easy to retrieve those files using aforementioned specialized file recovery software. See 

File Shredder has been developed as fast, safe and reliable tool to shred company files. The author of this program released it free under GNU licence and you are welcome to download File Shredder and use it without any restrictions. File Shredder is simple but powerful program that surpasses manu commercial file shredders out there. The Author believes that such a utility should be available to anyone for free and that permanent and safe removal of confidential documents is a matter of basic right to privacy.


  • Advanced US Dod 5220.22-M erasure method.
  • Easy to implement and fast to use in practice.
  • Permanently data, file and document shredding, total peace of mind for sensitive information.
  • Fast erasure for files, folders, temporary files and free space.
  • Drop Target Window – To make drag & drop really convenient, you can use a little drop target window.
  • Securely delete deleted files and shred documents unwanted.
  • Software is certified for Windows7.

System requirement: 

Windows 7/Vista/2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98

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Download Free File Shredder 4.1.2 here

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