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Recover deleted files/trash


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There's software to recover deleted files or what's been in trash but is there also a way to make sure deleted files can't be recovered ? Files were deleted but not safe, not overwritten or so.. Is formatting the only solution ?

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You can use "Secure Empty Trash" which overwrites the files in the trash with random 1s and 0s numerous times. You can read more about it here.
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