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OW Shredder is a powerful security tool, that allows you to completely erase sensitive data from your computer. Individual files, free disk space, and entire volumes get erased securely. In addition OW Shredder offers various tools to scan, analyze, and wipe; other traces that were left behind. OW Shredder also supports a desktop widget, a context menu integration and automatic recycle bin cleaning. All in all this small and portable application gives users or even companies the perfect solution to eleminate sensitive data from their computers/ servers.

Features

  • Desktop widget
  • Customizable GUI
  • Command line support
  • Simple drag and drop
  • Advanced multi-threading
  • Context menu integration
  • Automatic recycle bin cleaning
  • Different and custom erase algorithm

Many languages available

  1. Danish
  2. English
  3. French
  4. German
  5. Italian
  6. Korean
  7. Polish
  8. Russian
  9. Spanish
  10. Turkish

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Help needed?

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Changelog

Version New features Improvements and bug fixes Date
6.44 None Custom erase bug fixed when selecting a custom algorithm with 0 iterations; Software web parts updated to hendrik.tf December 11, 2016
6.43 Warning when shutting down while a function is running; Estimated duration for the MFT erase progress; Administrator privilegs dialogue skipped for the widget (UAC) for Windows Vista or newer Double drag and drop in the widget fixed; String flickering while erasing many small files per widget minimized; Minor UI fix; Estimated time improved; MFT erase bug fix May 15, 2016
6.42 Danish translation; Context menu closes when the file is deleted while the dialogue is open; Automatic closing of the widget in the paramater mode when you start OW Shredder normally; New and more clear icons; Preloader now in the saved design; 01 as new erase round Translation fixed; PC information preview optimized; Roaming folder instead of the program folder; Crash fixed when closing the widget really fast after the start with the "-Widget" parameter; Double widget start in the parameter mode with UAC privilegs fixed; Some smaller bugs fixed; Bug fix in the selection of the drive while it is refreshing due a drive change; Critical erase bug on large drives fixed; Estimated time improved; Better looking widget animation; Cancel bug on MFT erase progress fixed; Problem with the information boxes fixed January 8, 2016

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