Delete Files Permanently with Hardwipe
Hardwipe is a freeware secure file deletion tool. It can be used to permanently delete files from the computer so that they cannot be recovered. The program can also be used to hard wipe all the data on the disk or any portable or USB drive.
The program is simple and easy to use. Just run the program and select whether you want to delete files or wipe an entire drive. The program also integrates with the right click menu so that it can be started easily. The programs supports several industry standards wiping algorithms like GOST R 50739-95, DOD 5220.22-M, Schneier & Gutmann. The algorithms may differ on the amount of time they may take. Hardwipe also ensures that your computer is responsive as the operation is taking place. It can even be used to wipe the free space on a selected hard drive.
You can choose the amount of resource usage the program must use. It can even shutdown the computer on completion of operation and it also provides detailed audit logging and verification.
The program is a freeware and runs on Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8.