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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

How To Permanently Delete Your Data So No One Can Ever Recover It using CMD

When you delete files from your computer and empty the trash, you will notice that you free up some spaces. Many may think that it has been completely deleted, but as everyone knows, there are a bunch of software that can easily recover these file. 

How To Permanently Erase Your Data So No One Can Ever Recover It using CMD

In this blog-post, we'll explain the method to get rid of any file permanently. In Other words, making it impossible to recover it, even using the most powerful programs; although this method is very simple and require only 10 seconds at most.

First, open the command window as shown in the image below.

openning command

Navigate to the path of the file that you want to delete by using the cd command
As an example, we will move to the desktop by writing 'cd desktop'.

accessing desktop on cmd

Now, we will delete a file named ici.jpg using the erase command. Type ' erase ici.jpg'

deleting picture on cmd

After that, Nobody can recover the deleted file.

Note: this method can also delete files that you can not delete following the usual method. Simply, use the command shown in the image and add '/ S'.

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