Top 10 File Deleter for Windows 11/10 to Permanently Deleted Files in Windows PC

Updated to Data Erasure Tips by Amy on Dec 15, 2022 | Approved by Daryl Baxter

Want to permanently delete files in Windows 10 PC? You must have heard that the deleted files are somewhere on the computer, waiting either being overwritten by new data or recovered by some software programs. Yes, it is the fact. Instead of deleting the files manually, you need a professional file delete for Windows 10/11 for help if you want to erase the deleted files permanently. Below are the top 10 best file deletion tool you can make use of. Choose the one that’s right for you.

#1. iBeesoft File Shredder

It is a brand new Windows 11/10 file eraser/remover, specially designed for people who want to delete files on the computer permanently. It supports more than 100 types of file formats, including images/photos, Microsoft word documents, Worksheet, PowerPoint, RTF, videos, audio files, archives, emails and more. And it also allows to files on all kinds of PCs, SE cards, memory cards, CF card, smart card, hard drives, RAID, digital cameras, camcorders, MP4 players, etc. Most important of all, iBeesoft File Shredder allows you to permanent delete 5 files in Windows 10 for totally free. To delete files more than 5 file, it only need $9.99, quite lower than other Windows 10 or Windows 11 file deletion software.

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# 2. CCleaner

It is a professional tool to delete files on Windows PC. The free disk wipe software has a big fame around the world for business usage with the Professional version cost $24.95. Besides deleting files, it allows users to clean operating system and third-party software junk files in Windows 10.

There is also a Plus version, which provides scheduled cleanup and disk defrag options.

#3. Secure Eraser

It is a comprehensive Windows 10 file deleter. Compared with other software, this one contains multiple features, providing separate services for according to the different types of deletion: file & folder deletion, drive/partition deletion, free space deletion, registry cleaning and system cleaning. I have to say it is a great tool. Besides the file & folder deletion, to use other features, you have to allow the software to scan your computer completely.

#4. WipeFile

If you don’t want to install any Windows 10 file deleting tool on your computer, you can try WipeFile. It is a portable tool which works without installing your computer. You just need to launch it to work. It provides several ways to delete files in Windows 10, random data, write zero, wipe file, toggle, gutmann, NATO standard, and more. If you’re not familiar with these methods, I suggest you try other software.

#5. Freeraser

You can use the software as a standard program or run it as portable software. It’s up to you. As for deleting files in Windows 11/10, you just need to ctrl-click to select files, drag and drop them to the dustbin. When the pop-up appears, telling you that the selected files will be removed completely, confirm the option to let the software do the rest. It’s quite simple and easy.

#6. Moo0 File Shredder

It is suite that integrated with a file shredder and a registry cleaner, which means it allows you to select files to delete completely in Windows 11/10 and remove registry history by scanning your computer. It provides 4 methods to delete files, they are random data, DoD 5220.22-M, Gutmann, and VSITR. To delete files permanently, you just need to drag and drop files to the program, click "Start" button and choose a method from the mentioned above to start shredding. You can also set up whether to reboot or shut down the computer after the file deletion. The drawback about this suite is that it is not a simple suite, but attempts to install extra software during the process of installing it.

#7. Hard Disk Scrubber

From the main window, you can see you need to spend some time to set it up properly. You need to pay attention to which option you have select, as you can see there are 3 options there, Rename Files, Halt on Verify Error, Overwrite Only. And select Scrub type, 5 levels of deletion.To delete a file in Windows PC, you just need to add file(s) to it and click "Scrub files".

#8. BitKiller

It is another simple portable file eraser, with 5 types of deleting method: All O’s, Random Data, DOD 3 pass, DOD 7 pass, and Gutman 35 pass. It works like the above mentioned software, you need to click “Add File” or "Add Folder" to set up the destination. Next, click "Shred Files" to let it work for you. Compared with other software, this one is simple, but it crashes a lot. And the “Cancel” button sometimes quit working.

#9. PrivaZer

PrivaZer shred deleted files. It offers 8 methods to deleted files in Windows 11/10, AFSSI-5020, DoD 5220.22-M, NAVSO P-5239-26, NSA Manual 130-2, Write Zero, IREC (IRIG) 106, NISPOMSUP Chapter 8 Section 8-501, AR 380-19. Some of which are not found in other programs. However, when you use it, please make sure you have chosen the right method according to your needs.

#10. TweakNow SecureDelete

The last Windows 10 file deleter I want to cover is TweakNow SecureDelete. It is as simple as iBeesoft File Shredder.It offers 3 methods to delete files on Windows PC completely, DoD 5220.22-M, Gutmann, and Random Data. After you set up the right method, then you just choose file(s) on hard drive or dustbin to delete. The only place you need to pay attention is the difference between the 2 buttons "Delete" and “Remove”. "Delete" means delete from the computer permanently, while "Remove" means delete from the computer folder or destination, but still exist on the computer, waiting for being overwritten by new data.