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Permanently and securely delete files with Norton Utilities Premium or Norton Utilities Ultimate

When you delete a file in Windows, it is not completely erased. The file or contents of the file can be easily recovered and viewed. You need to shred the files to erase the file remnants and tracks that left by deleted files.

Using the Desktop File Shredder feature in Norton Utilities Premium or Norton Utilities Ultimate, you can permanently and securely shred files and folders.

Access Desktop File Shredder

  1. Open Norton.

  2. On the left pane, click Toolbox > Protect.

  3. In the Protect window, click Install desktop File Shredder.

    Once installed, the Desktop File Shredder is integrated with Windows and the File Shredder icon is displayed on your desktop.

View files in File Shredder folder

  1. Open Norton.

  2. On the left pane, click Toolbox > Protect.

  3. In the Protect window, click View files within File Shredder.

    A standard Windows Explorer window displays the contents available in the File Shredder.

    The View files within File Shredder option is available only when the Desktop File Shredder is enabled.

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DOCID: v127376068
Operating System: Windows
Last modified: 06/21/2021