This cleanup utility offers enough features and functionality to hold its own against the competition. The nonresizable interface basically consists of a collection of boxes you check according to what items you want to delete. Privacy Shredder gives you the typical options for this kind of software, erasing files from locations such as Internet Explorer's history and temp directories, essential areas of Windows, and Microsoft Office. It lets you remove traces from programs such as ICQ, Google Toolbar, WinZip, several P2P applications, and a few alternative browsers. You also can add your own items to delete, and the program can wipe free space on your hard disk. The file shredder can obliterate documents using several secure algorithms that adhere to government standards. Privacy Shredder makes a simple and powerful solution for any user wishing to keep his or her PC activities private.
What's new in version 3.2
ReleaseNovember 7, 2008
Date AddedJuly 4, 2006
Operating SystemsWindows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional RequirementsWindows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Privacy Shredder clears up the traces of your Internet and computer activities. It can clean your browser's cache, cookies, and history, delete your temporary files, and empty the Recycle Bin. It can also erase the traces of popular applications such as Microsoft Office, Media Player, and WinZip. Version 3.2 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.