Just deleted a file and it went to ‘recycle bin’. Then emptied ‘recycle bin’ and that file is deleted forever, is it? Well, that ‘so-called’ deleted file can still be recovered using specialized recovery software.
So, how to prevent restore and recovery of deleted data? How to make sure deleted files are ‘deleted’ in real without any possibility of recovery? ‘Prevent restore’ is an easy to use free application that is answer to above questions.
This application will overwrite all free space on your hard disk(s) that can contain fragments of deleted files with the random data to avoid any possibility of recovery. While writing “Prevent Restore” fills out information to the end of each cluster, leaving no chance to restore.
After the install, run this program for prevent restore wizard. Select one or all drives for ‘prevent restore’ procedure. Then select type of procedure to replace deleted files among: replace with random characters or with spaces or with random digits.
This application will work on hard drive data and overwrite ‘so-called’ deleted data to prevent it from any future recovery. More data and bigger hard drive size will take more time for the process to complete. Download ‘prevent restore’ [2.2MB – Windows, XP] and avoid anyone to lay hands on your deleted data!