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How can I wipe erased data off of a hard drive or folder??

When you delete a file from your hard drive, the file itself is not actually deleted. Instead, windows deleted the reference to the file from the computer’s “table of contents”. This tells the computer that the space on the hard drive taken by that file is now available and can be overwritten.

Here’s the catch: the file you *thought* you deleted, is still actually there until your computer decides to actually overwrite that space. You could potentially have data you deleted months ago still sitting on your hard drive and easily retrievable.

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