Webroot Window Washer
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I have used this product for nearly 2 years thinking that i am deleting files 'beyond recovery'
Boy was i wrong, until i discovered a program known as RecoverMy Files , everything i thought I had deleted over the 2 years started to pop up in my screen one by one. I couldnt believe it. I sent an email to webroot customer service, they replied saying, "you need to increase the wiping level to a minimum of 7 passes (known as GUTMAN method) so nothing can be retrieved by any recovery program" and add 'bleach' which is an extra security measure". The irony was i already had it on 35 passes with bleach option enabled. SO i email webroot back, and i still havent heard since...
I recently came across a program called East Tec Eraser 2004 which has the option to delete previously 'deleted files'. I ran the software with selecting previously 'deleted files'it took ages 7 hours roughly and tehn i ran Recover my files nothing was their, no pictures nothing, all destroyed. Put windows washer to the test with Recover my Files or a similar reovery tool which is downloadable at no charge and see for your self. Windows washer should be banned as it is very misleading and useless!!!