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In this blog, we shall discuss a few easy ways in which we can delete the media files permanently from computers and connected storage media devices. There are two ways to delete video files – normal deletion and permanent deletion. We will see both cases here.
First, we will see the case of the normal deletion of photos and videos from the system. In this case, media files will be stored in Recycle Bin for some days before they are deleted forever. Here is the process of deleting a video file:
The items deleted so will then be moved to Recycle Bin. Such temporary deleted video files can be easily recovered, which can be risky from the point of privacy.
A video file or image file moved to Recycle Bin can be restored very easily as:
Note: You can also select Properties and then select Restore.
As you have seen, the video file or image file can be easily restored after normal deletion. However, if you delete the image or video file from Recycle Bin, it cannot be recovered easily (unless you use a file recovery tool). So, if you don’t want the video file to be recovered by others easily, you need to delete the video file permanently.
To recover permanently deleted items, one should use a file recovery tool.
You can also press the Shift + Delete combination key on the keyboard to permanently delete the photos and videos.
Even after permanent deletion, the files remain in PC or storage media until their space is overwritten by some other data. A good Windows data recovery tool can easily recover even permanently deleted video and image files. However, you can shred these files using a professional tool to make them irrecoverable. One such impressive tool is Kernel File Shredder. It is an effective utility that comes with powerful shredding methods by which the files are deleted beyond restoration. Using this you can easily delete files permanently from your windows recycle bin. The software comes with multiple options such as Shred Fie and Folder, Shred Recycle Bin, Shred Useless file, etc. It supports all Windows versions and storage media.
Even after deleting sensitive and confidential data from computer or storage devices, there is always a threat of data leakage. As the manual deletion options do not guarantee permanent data shredding, it is important to switch to Kernel File Shredder, which guarantees complete deletion of video files beyond restoration and delete data permanently from PC.