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Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

File deletion ought to be painless, and with XL Delete it mostly is. The drag-and-drop interface makes it easy to select files and folders for elimination. From there, you get 12 preset deletion options, including the simple, fast, and fairly insecure Random method and the powerful 35-pass Gutmann. If you know what you're doing, you even can create your own custom deletion algorithm. In our tests, using the Gutmann method XL Delete erased a 1GB file in about 20 minutes. Additional features include a task scheduler, a Free Space Wipe option, and the ability to clean IE and Firefox traces. The program also comes with a well-written help file and a step-by-step wizard for neophytes. Overall, XL Delete ought to satisfy home- or small-office users who just need the digital equivalent of a file shredder.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.7.1

Version 2.7.1 includes better support for cleaning journal files in Chrome 23.0.1271.64 m.

General

Publisher -XL- Development
Publisher web site http://www.xldevelopment.net
Release Date December 03, 2012
Date Added December 04, 2012
Version 2.7.1

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory File Management

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements Microsoft. NET Framework 2.0

Download Information

File Size 6.57MB
File Name XLDeleteSetup.exe

Popularity

Total Downloads 31,806
Downloads Last Week 4

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $29.95
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