Wipe your deleted data away: using cipher.exe

Wednesday, 13 April 2005, 5:59 AM EST

In this article we will look at how to use a tool called ‘cipher’ which is a command line tool included with Windows 2000 and XP. We will learn how to use its newest functionality – allowing administrators the ability to wipe all deleted (marked for deletion) data on the hard disk. This would overwrite all of the deleted data and provide for better security. If someone steals your system, like a laptop, then the thief would not be able to recover that data. In this article we learn how to perform this procedure.

By Robert J. Shimonski at WindowSecurity.com

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