How do I clean deleted files?

Answer Select All ProgramsDelete files using the Disk Cleanup program to remove temporary files, empty the Recycle Bin and remove system files and other items not needed by your computer.From the "Start" ... Read More »

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How to Clean a Hard Drive and Shred Deleted Files?

Completely cleaning all of the information off of a hard drive and shredding deleted files is an extreme step that should only be taken when you are disposing of or selling your computer to a third... Read More »

Deleted files. Can we retrieve from the hard disk After it was deleted from the 'trash' I mean.?

When a file is actually deleted by EMPTYING the Recycle Bin, the File Allocation Table* replaces the first character of the file name with a (?) character indicating that this space is now availabl... Read More »

Can DAT files be deleted?

A DAT file can be deleted, but it is not easy. To delete a DAT file, you have to reboot the computer and use an MS-DOS boot disk. DAT files are also known as INDEX.DAT files.Source:PC Tools: How Ca... Read More »

Where do files go once they are deleted?

Deleted files first go into the Recycle Bin, where they can be easily recovered. Deleting a file from the Recycle Bin tells your hard disk that it can write over the area where the file used to be.... Read More »