Was asked to find a secure way to delete files off a USB stick.
The way I’ve done it in the past is to use the Sysinternals Sdelete utility. It’s a command line utility, so it makes it a bit difficult for regular users to use.
Enter Eraser. Which is freeware, and a great little utility for regular users.
Here are some screenshots:
Selecting a file to be erased
Confirming it’s to be deleted:
What a deletion looks like:
You can even securely delete your Recycle Bin contents:
I’ll be using Eraser in future as well, it’s very good