Deletion methods and settings

WinOptimizer trenner Settings and Deletion Methods

In the Settings you can select a deletion method.


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Deletion methods:



This method has only one write iteration and is not applied to any special security concept. This method is recommended for SSD hard drives and USB flash drive.



The default option. It overwrites every byte of the file is overwitten twice before wiping. First with null bytes, then with $FF bytes.  It is a lot more secure fast wipe and takes a little longer. However, a determined data recovery lab with modern equipment may be able to restore the data.


DoD 5220.22-M

7 overwrite passes; Extremely difficult to restore.





35 overwrite passes; Impossible to restore.












Settings and Deletion Methods