What is best disk clean app?

Started Apr 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
Zone8
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Forget the Win based offerings!
In reply to Justme, Apr 21, 2013

Justme wrote:  What is the best disk cleaner/file shredder software app for Win 7?

The only way to be 100% sure of wiping everything from a hard drive so it can never be recovered is to do so at DOS level!  An excellent freebie from Terabyte will do this for you.  Just download, make a CD or floppy as self-booting and just change, for this, via BIOS setup, to boot from whichever you choose to create.  They offer a Win based one too but my advice would be to always opt for the base DOS version so as to be 101% sure of a total non-recovery wiping action.

http://www.terabyteunlimited.com/copywipe.php

Out of extra interest - most Hard Drive manufacturers also offer similar total-wipe utilities.

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