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pingujohn
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File Shredder Problem

I am using McAfee LiveSafe version 1.13.209

I have always used the File Shredder option to empty the Recycle Bin which has worked OK.

Recently, it empties the files I know are in the Recycle Bin but I get the message Some Items Can't Be Shredded.

Why is this and what are the items that can't be shredded.

Any help would be appreciated

 

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kitsch1
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Re: File Shredder Problem

Dunno if wiping free space and shredding would do anything more than TRIM would do on a SSD. If you are really that concerned you probably want to avoid SSDs. They tend to retain data no matter what you do.

pingujohn
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Re: File Shredder Problem

McAfee Support think this may be a bug and are investigating.

If so they will fix the issue in due course.

 

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