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Permanently and securely delete files with Norton Utilities Premium

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 left by deleted files.

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

Access Desktop File Shredder

  1. Start Norton Utilities Premium.

  2. Click Toolbox.

  3. Click Protect and 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. Start Norton Utilities Premium.

  2. Click Toolbox.

  3. Click Protect and click View Files in Desktop 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: 06/02/2020