AbsoluteShield File Shredder

AbsoluteShield File Shredder

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 66 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.41
  • Total Downloads:
    287,215
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 10, 2002
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    508.48KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    44
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This free, bare-bones file shredder does what it promises, but several issues make us take pause. Since it possesses few features beyond its main job, most users won't have a problem operating the interface. You can add files to shred by browsing your PC or right-clicking on a document, but you cannot destroy entire folders. AbsoluteShield File Shredder can perform either two or seven cleaning passes, but other applications let you wipe data many more times. It's a shame you can't choose from multiple government-approved deletion methods, but the fact the help files don't tell you the name of the default algorithm is an even bigger misstep. Clearly, the program isn't ideal for paranoiacs who work with top-secret data, but home users seeking a no-cost, simple shredder are likely to find it suitable.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.1

    out of 66 votes

    • 5 star 45
    • 4 star 6
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 11
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    4.1

    out of 66 votes

    • 5 star 45
    • 4 star 6
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 11
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3 stars

"very good software"

November 21, 2010  |  By blink22010

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

easy to use

Cons

doesn't suppor clear empty space feature

Summary

its quite powerful but there is another free software that support the missing feature in this product which is clear empty space and as powerful as this software

download it at:
www.audioshareware.com

Updated on Nov 21, 2010

www.audioshareware.com

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5 stars

"Effective and Simple to Use"

April 19, 2010  |  By tango_fox1

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

Ease of use, minimal resource hoggin.

Cons

Lack of drag & drop feature.

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5 stars

"easy to drop files into and then there gone"

February 27, 2010  |  By fjduhaime

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

ease of use

Cons

haven't had any problems works as advertised

Summary

recommend to anyone to delete files completly

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5 stars

"Seems to work"

November 09, 2009  |  By ozark123

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

Free! Easy to install and operate

Cons

Can't right click and remove all files. Works on some doesn't work on others including recycle bin.

Summary

Nothing fancy. Does what it's supposed to do. No problems.

Incidentally after reading some reviews indicating it contained spyware I scanned it with a couple of programs, none found.

Recommended.

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5 stars

"Great Product. I reccomend 100%"

October 13, 2009  |  By sarjes1962

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

This product actually does what it says. Easy to use for any level. Reading is simple as well and reccomended. Use it and you will never see the file agian and really helps your CPU Speed at least by 30% or more.

Cons

The only con is that you may shred files you may need so always back up.

Summary

Everyone gets corrupted files and other problem files, they just take up space even if you send them to the trash can, the files are stored elsewhere in the cpu. Using Absolutly Shredder gets rid of what you want gone and you will never find it or get it again,

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5 stars

"it's working perfect"

June 03, 2009  |  By FRAMBOLI

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

easy to use

Cons

no negative points

Summary

top quality product with no nonsens and extremely good results

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1 stars

"want to see other reviews first"

February 12, 2009  |  By Martin_Donald

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

don't know, i just want to see other users' reviews first

Cons

don't know

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4 stars

"Works great at removing files."

October 05, 2008  |  By brianbc

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

Works on every kind of file: video, picture, data or word processing

Cons

A little slow with shredding large files such as multiple videos or pictures.

Summary

Very satisfied, However no updates since 2002.

Updated on Oct 5, 2012

Works Fine, have had no problems at all.

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5 stars

"Great software and FREE!"

August 03, 2008  |  By domcritelli

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Pros

Performs well; easy to use; had not caused problems with XP and Vista systems I own.

Cons

n/a

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3 stars

"works well Does a good job "

December 21, 2007  |  By Lightning08

 |  Version: AbsoluteShield File Shredder 1.41

Cons

But where does it shred the files to can anyone tell us if so leave it in a comment so we can find out. Cheers.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher SysShield Consulting
Publisher web site http://www.internet-track-eraser.com
Release Date November 10, 2002
Date Added November 10, 2002
Version 1.41
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 508.48KB
File Name fileshredder.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 287,215
Downloads Last Week 44
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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