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Managing Director KernelApps

Why do you need Kernel File Shredder?

Your business data in an old and unused hard drive is not secure even if you have deleted the files from Recycle Bin. Any professional recovery software can recover it quickly, but not if you have shredded the data using Kernel File Shredder. It uses advanced algorithms to shred files and folders to make them irrecoverable permanently.

Salient Features

Know about the exclusive features and facilities provided by the File Shredder tool.

Permanent Deletion of Files

Permanent Deletion of Files The software deletes data beyond the point of recovery. First, it makes the data of files(s) or folder(s) useless, renames the files, and then shreds it completely from the hard disk. Once the files or folders are shredded with the help of this tool, they cannot be recovered back by any Data Recovery Software.

Automatic Files Shredding

Automatic Files Shredding By using this utility, it is also possible to create and execute file shredding task at prescheduled time. All that you got to do is create and schedule the file shredding task and the tool automatically shred files and folders at the specified time.

Create Task for secure data erasure

Create Task for secure data erasure To securely delete files and folders forever, you can create Tasks and run them according to your requirements. The Task can be scheduled or can be executed manually. This is one of the best tools for secure data erasure because of its advanced algorithms.

Set Password to protect data

Set Password to protect data For better privacy protection of your data, you can set a password on the software. It will save the software from unauthorized usage. Also, by shredding the unwanted private data beyond recovery, the software ensures privacy protection of your data.

Set the default shredding algorithm

Set the default shredding algorithm As 11 shredding algorithms with multiple passes are there, you can choose any one of them for securely wiping the files from the hard drive. Shredding algorithms include simples Zeroes (1 Passes) as well as complex Peter Gutmann (35 Passes).

A simple interface

A simple interface Unlike the majority of clumsy shredding tools that require you to do all the shredding activity, Kernel File Shredder only needs to choose the files or folder. The rest of the shredding activity is completed in almost no time. Its simple interface helps you complete the shredding without any help.

Automatic Shredding & Scheduler

Automatic Shredding & Scheduler Create shredding tasks for automatic shredding of files and folders using ‘Tasks’ feature. You can also define schedule time using ‘Scheduler’ for automatic deletion of files and folders at that particular time period.

Advanced File Shredding Algorithms

Advanced File Shredding Algorithms The software uses advanced file shredding algorithms to shred the unwanted data completely from the hard disk. It is equipped with a vast range of file shredding algorithms like Zeros (1 Passes), DoD 5220 and many more.

Save Shredding History

Save Shredding History The software has got the facility to automatically create log files in which information about the shredding operation is saved. In fact, information like when the shredding operation is performed, which options have been selected during the operation, path of the files shredded, etc. is saved in the log file.

Various File Shredding Options

Various File Shredding Options The software is equipped with various advanced file shredding options to make sure that unwanted data is deleted completely. File shredding options include Shred File and Folder, Recycle Bin, System Files, Free Disk Space and Useless Files.


Perform the given steps to remove system files permanently using the Kernel File Shredder tool.

  1. Launch the File Shredder tool on your system.
  2. Add files or folders from the system drive and choose the shredding method of your choice.
  3. The added files in the folder will start shredding, and live progress can be viewed.
  4. The files will be shredded successfully.
Yes, the software provides both manual and automatic shredding options.
Yes, the software keeps record of all shredded files and folders from the system in log files.
No, the software works only with fixed storage media such as computer hard disk.
The software has a very user friendly interface. You don’t need any kind of technical assistance to operate. However, user’s guide is available with the software.
You can use the trial version of the software for 30-days after downloading it. It’s for free. After this period, you would need to purchase the licensed version for uninterrupted functions.

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Software Prerequisites & Recommendations

About Software

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  • Release Date

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  • License Type

    Home, Corporate & Technician

System Requirements

  • Hard Disk

    50 MB of disk space

  • Memory

    64 MB RAM (128 recommended)

  • Processor

    Intel® Pentium Processor compatible (x86, x64) or equivalent

  • Operating System

    Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 98, NT, 95 Windows Server 2019/ 2016/ 2012/ 2008 R2/ 2008/ 2003 R2/ 2003

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User Reviews

Kernel File Shredder

(5 / 5) 436 Reviews

Excellent tool to clean disk space by erasing data safely. KernelApps provide the best tool for data recovery and migration.


A very important tool to delete a file securely from your PC. Now I have purchased its Corporate version to use its all features without any restriction.


Thank God it's working for me; I had to delete many files permanently from my PC, and the Kernel File Shredder tool has done it for me in a few steps.

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