Alternatives to Permadelete for Windows with any license

  • Eraser

    Eraser is an advanced security tool (for Windows), which allows you to completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with...

    Free Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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  • Darik's Boot and Nuke

    Dariks Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete...

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    • Discontinued DBAN was last updated in June 2015 and does not support SSDs (SATA Secure Erase). The official website is now pushing users to use Blancco Drive Eraser, a commercial drive wiping tool.
  • WipeFile

    WipeFile erases files and folders secure and fast. WipeFile overwrites the information completely, so there is no way to undelete the files or reconstruct the file...

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.4, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • SDelete

    SDelete, short for Secure Delete, is a command-line based data destruction tool and can be run from the Command Prompt in Windows 7, Vista, or XP.

    Free Windows

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  • File Shredder

    File Shredder is free desktop application for shredding (destroying) unwanted files beyond recovery.

    Free Windows

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.50, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.
  • OSToto PC Speeder

    As an efficient Windows system optimizing program, OSToto PC Speeder can do the following tasks, saving you a lot of time and energy. One-click health check Check...

    Freemium Windows

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  • HDShredder

    HDShredder by Miray Software deletes entire hard disks, partitions or other storage media securely and according to international standards if desired. Safely recycle...

    Freemium Windows

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  • EraserDrop

    EraserDrop Portable is an easy-to-use secure data removal tool. It is a drop target (a floating icon on your desktop) that you can drop files onto to quickly erase them...

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com

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  • xShredder

    With xShredder you can destroy your sensitive files. Choose from simple destruction or shredding by Peter Gutmann 35 times.

    Free Open Source Windows

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    • Discontinued Development focus moved to http://alternativeto.net/software/context-shredder/
  • BCWipe

    BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete files selectively so that they can never be recovered or undeleted. BCWipe embeds itself within Windows and...

    Commercial Mac OS X Windows Linux

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  • Context-Shredder

    With Context-Shredder you can destroy your sensitive files. Choose from simple destruction or shredding by Peter Gutmann. Users can create deletion tasks, overwrite...

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • Hardwipe

    Hardwipe is a free file wiper and drive cleaner for Windows. It can be used to permanently erase, or to "hard wipe", data on disk and portable storage media...

    Freemium Windows

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