Introduction

 

Protecting your privacy

When you delete files in Windows it is possible to undelete or recover them using different file recovery utilities. If you want to make sure that the file you delete cannot be restored by any means, Shred Agent is the right tool for you. Shred Agent is designed to protect your privacy. When you delete files in Windows it is possible to undelete or recover them using different file recovery utilities. If you want to make sure that the file you delete cannot be restored by any means, Shred Agent is the right tool for you. 

Wiping files

Wiping is the process of writing some information directly into the space where the old file was located. Shred Agent works on hardware level, thus wiping the files completely, eliminating the possibility of ever recovering them. Also, Shred Agent has a wipe free space function.

  • For more information on the Shred Agent functionality read the 'Functions' chapter.
  • For details on the software configuration consult the 'Options' chapter.