Shadow Professional

By Systenance Software Free to try Editors' Rating

Editors' Review Staff Feb 27, 2009

This feature-filled application claims to prevent recording of your online and offline activities, but it failed to prevent some Web-surfing traces in our tests.

Shadow Professional's slick interface has two prominent buttons to start and stop the Privacy mode. Configuring the program's settings is made easier with the clean, well-designed windows for the various functions. In addition to blocking traces in several Windows system areas, the program can erase tracks from popular browsers such as Internet Explorer and Firefox. Support for other applications is overwhelming, and surpasses what's found in most tools of this type. In addition to a secure file shredder, Shadow Professional throws in a Disk Wiper to shred unused space in your hard drive.

We were impressed with the program's ability to clear the tracks of offline activities, but found that cookies and Web sites were still recorded when in Privacy mode. Shadow Professional's design and feature set are top-notch, but users needing online protection may need to look elsewhere.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.7.1

Version full support for IE7 added and bug fixed.


Release November 7, 2008
Date Added April 11, 2007
Version 2.7.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP/2003 Server


Total Downloads 2,377
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

Shadow Professional enables you to activate private computer sessions that will not leave any tracks on your computer, and do not require you to delete all your Internet and PC history. Once you activate a session, the program will keep track of all your activity and will selectively delete all traces that have accumulated during this session, while keeping your previous computer history and browser cache unchanged.

The program supports browser session, including history, cache, cookies typed URLs, and over 240 plug-ins to remove evidence from popular programs like ACDSee, Media Player, MS Office, eMule and other programs. Additional features include a file shredder, secret bookmarks, and a secret and encrypted folder option to hide and store documents or files. Shadow Professional supports IE, Firefox, Netscape, Opera and AOL. Support for encrypted folders, new plug-ins, updated plug-in manager, bookmark manager and bug fixed.

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