Inferno Beta 1.3

An easy to use tool that permanently removes troublesome files and program from your desktop

  • Category:

    General

  • Version:

    Beta 1.3

  • Works under:

    Windows 2003 / Windows Vista / Windows XP / Windows 2000

  • Also available for:

    Android

  • Program available in:In English
  • Program license:Free
  • Vote:
    8.0 (2)

Inferno is a robust file removal program that permanently eradicates data so that it can never be restored. Many other deletion programs leave copies of old files, and that means they can easily be recovered with different software. Inferno rewrites over the file multiple times until there is absolutely no data left. This is a great piece of software for anyone who has sensitive files on their devices or shares their devices with multiple parties.

Deleting files is more problematic than most people realize. After a file is deleted, the computer usually stores a copy of it somewhere deep in the system. With the right tools and enough time, those files can usually be restored. In some cases, data can be restored with nothing more than a few clicks of the mouse, and that can be problematic if the information is sensitive. The primary purpose of Inferno is to permanently delete files by overwriting the data multiple times. When the data is overwritten, it can’t be recovered. This is the method that the U.S. Department of Defense uses to delete their sensitive files.

In addition to deleting files, Inferno also has a few other useful tools that you should consider trying out. Depending on what browser you have, you might be able to use this application to delete your download and search history. Inferno is a must-have piece of software for anyone who shares a computer with two or more people. You also have the option of locking files and programs with a comprehensive encryption system. Once Inferno has locked a file, you will only be able to open it with the password that you have chosen.

Sending your files to the Recycle Bin won’t permanently delete the data from your computer. With the proper software, someone will easily be able to recover your data in a short period of time. If you want to be absolutely sure that the information is gone, then you need to overwrite it multiple times with a program like Inferno.

Pros:

  • Securely delete files with a single click
  • Scrub your browser and search history
  • Password protect sensitive files

Cons:

  • Outdated interface
  • Deletion process can be lengthy

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