Remove Files Forever Using Kaspersky Total Security

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Dougie

You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to permanently delete files using Kaspersky Total Security.

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    For this example, let's create a new file on the desktop. To do this, right-click an empty space on your desktop and select "New".
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    In the expanded menu that appears, click "Text Document".
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    When the file appears on your desktop, you can rename it. Let's call this file "delete me.txt".
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    Next, open Kaspersky Total Security.
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    When the program opens, click "Additional Tools" at the bottom of the window.
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    In the "Tools" menu, click "Privacy Protection". "Privacy Protection" is the first option on the list on the left side of the window.
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    On the right side of the window, click "File Shredder".
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    Then, click "Browse" and choose the file.
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    Then, locate and click the file in the directory window that appears. For this tutorial, "delete me.txt" is located on the "Desktop". If your file is saved in another location, you can click "This PC" or another location listed to expand the menus.
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    When you've selected the file that you want to delete, click "Select". It is at the bottom of the window.
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    If you want additional information about a particular deletion method, click the "I" icon when the method is selected.
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    You can close the pop-up information window.
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    After the folder is selected, you can click the "Data deletion method:" drop-down menu.
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    Click a method of data removal under "Data deletion method:". "Quick delete (recommended)" is automatically selected.
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    Once you've selected a "Data deletion method", click the "Delete" button at the bottom of the window.
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    Then, confirm the operation by clicking "Delete" one more time in the pop-up window. After you have deleted the file, you will not be able to recover it with any unerase and undelete tools.
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    When you have finished, click "Close".
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