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Hardwipe 5.2.0

Big Angry Dog in Security & Privacy / Other

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User Rating: 3.1 (37 votes)

Hardwipe is a free "document shredder" for your PC. It integrates seemlessly with Window Explorer so that you can simply right-click to wipe files, hard-disks and USB sticks.

Hardwipe provides an auto-shutdown feature, so you can simply leave a lengthy job running and know that your computer will be shutdown when it's finished. It supports all the major overwriting schemes and can also purge your Windows swapfile.


Cleans USB sticks of sensitive data.
Integrates with Windows Explorer so you can wipe files simply by right-clicking!
Able to purge your Windows Swapfile*.
Drive cleaning is fast! Approximately 3 times quicker than SDelete.
Intelligent use of disk cache so that your computer remains responsive when cleaning entire drives.
Hardwipe can shutdown your computer automatically when finished — so you can simply leave a lengthy job running. Useful when cleaning large hard-drives, which can take several hours.
Supports all major overwriting schemes, including: GOST P50739-95, DOD 5220.22-M, Schneier & Gutmann*.

File Size: 9.30 MB License: Freeware Price: FREE
Related: clean - privacy - file - delete - USB - security
Platform: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Downloads: Total: 207 | This Month: 0 Released: 2016-03-22
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