Most people have sensitive computer files hanging around. You might want to get rid of them at some point. For example, you may be selling or donating your old computer. Unfortunately, deleting a file is more difficult than it sounds.
Deleting a file in Windows doesn't totally get rid of it. That's true even if you empty the Recycle Bin. The files can still be recovered. With sensitive information, you want the files completely gone.
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If you're looking for a free tool to permanently delete files from your PC, we've found one for you. It's called Zer0, and it couldn't be simpler. You just drag-and-drop the files you want erased, and click the delete button.
The developer promises, "So far, no user reported an efficient method to recover a file deleted by Zer0." Just click the blue button below to download Zer0, and you can rest assured your deleted files are really, truly gone.