How to permanently delete a file with Bitdefender File Shredder

If you want to remove a file permanently from your system, you need to delete the data physically from your hard disk. The Bitdefender File Shredder will help you to quickly shred files or folders from your computer using the Windows contextual menu, by following these steps:


1. Right-click the file or folder you want to permanently delete, point to Bitdefender, and select File Shredder in the menu.

Bitdefender > File Shredder

ⓘ Note: To permanently delete all files that are in your Recycle Bin, right-click on the bin icon on the Desktop and select Bitdefender > File Shredder.



File Shredder - delete permanently


3. A confirmation window appears. Click YES, DELETE to start the File Shredder wizard.



4. Wait for Bitdefender to finish shredding the files.


5. The results are displayed. Click FINISH to exit the wizard.