Articles tagged: secure delete
How Can I Securely Delete Everything Except the Operating System? Five Steps to Get as Close as You Can
Before giving away a machine or returning a loaner, it’s important to remove personal information from it. That may be both harder and easier than you think.
My best practices for external hard drives concern software, hardware, and — you guessed it — backing up.
Deleting items on your computer usually doesn’t wipe them clean. That’s an extra step.
Moving a file almost always leaves traces behind. So deleting any file securely is only the first step.
There’s an app for that! An easy combination of programs can help you clean a computer before you sell it or give it away.