Free File Wiper

Free File Wiper

Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    9,836
  • Date Added:
    November 28, 2011
  • File Size:
    139.79KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    92
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

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2 stars

"Works fine, but delivers unwanted software (malware?)"

May 03, 2013  |  By ghant1

 |  Version: Free File Wiper 1.50

Pros

Easy drag and drop secure file deletion

Cons

Too bad that it won't also overwrite blank space on disks.

The big problem is the malware. I did the custom install and unchecked the box for additional software. In spite of that I found a new search bar on my Firefox browser called DeleteTab. I uninstalled that and the Free File Wiper. I then reinstalled Free file Wiper and unchecked the boxes for additional software. This time I got 2 unwanted apps, DeleteTab and something called Download Terms."

Summary

I guess this app is just a vector that companies can use to inject their apps onto unsuspecting users computers. I'm not sure the apps are very destructive, but nothing should ever be installed without the knowledge and approval of the owner.

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5 stars

"Very pleased with it and the ease of using it..."

April 09, 2013  |  By Liam_Barber53

 |  Version: Free File Wiper 1.50

Pros

Very easy to use.

Cons

not sure if I have any.

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4 stars

"Pretty Good."

January 02, 2012  |  By jas-matt

 |  Version: Free File Wiper 1.03

Pros

Has a nice feature, you can 'send' a file to File Wiper by clicking on the 'send to'menu when you right click on a file.

Cons

The nagging donation screen that appears before it will function. It's only in English pounds(monetary). I live in the U.S.A. where the monetary value is $.

Summary

Other than the nagging 'donation' screen, it seems to work.

Updated on Jan 2, 2012

Nagging 'donation' screen for free software.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0
Version 1.0 has updated the ini config module and fixed a bug (error message while reading/writing an empty ini file).
General
Publisher My Portable Software
Publisher web site http://www.myportablesoftware.com/
Release Date November 28, 2011
Date Added November 28, 2011
Version 1.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Additional Requirements Microsoft.NET Framework 2.0
Download Information
File Size 139.79KB
File Name free_file_wiper.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 9,836
Downloads Last Week 92
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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