Secure File Deletion made easy
This is a great tip from Lifehacker.com to perform secure file deletion very easily.
First, download SDelete from Sysinternals and extract the file into the C:windowssystem32 folder. Then, create a command file (.cmd) with the following lines and save the file to your desktop.
echo .* * *W A R N I N G * * *
echo .The File(s)/Folders(s) Will Be Permanently Deleted!
echo .Press CTRL-C to Abort and Terminate Batch Job Or…
sdelete -p 4 -s %1
Now when you want to securely delete a file just drag the file and drop it onto your sdelete.cmd file on the desktop. Voila, simple and quick.