Editors' reviewThis program is used to completely erase computer files and components, so caution is advised. The O&O SafeErase folder contains icons to change settings, access help, and launch TotalErase. In the 30-day trial version, it's only possible to eliminate files and folders and not all items. Right-clicking on files or folders to delete offers a secure-erase option. Skittish users will be glad to get a prompt before final deletion, which occurs instantly. There are five levels of removal, from highest security to lowest. At the highest setting, data is randomly rewritten 35 times. At the lowest, it's only done once. O&O SafeErase appears to have the appropriate safeguards in place to avoid accidental deletions, and it's fairly easy to use. Intermediate to advanced users will like the range of security options and the program's simplicity.
O&O SafeErase 4 is THE solution for the secure deletion of sensitive data and internet tracks like your browser history or your stored cookies from your hard disk and offers you the ultimate protection of your private sphere. With just one click of the mouse you can securely and permanently delete files, folders and partitions as well as your entire computer. The motives for the deletion of files are many. Old e-mail files, internet history, file cache, financial records, company information, and private files ought to be protected from other's access. The reality, however, is much to the contrary. O&O SafeErase 4 puts a stop to this by not only deleting files, but by annihilating them with the help of recognized and recommended methods.