Shred 2010 from Gale-Force Software


NEW! - Shred 2010

Securely delete all traces of current files, previously ‘deleted’ files, recycle bin and drive free space.

Shred 2010 comes in three editions,
Professional, Standard and Basic.

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Shred 2010 Basic Edition is intended for users who have specific files, folders and recycle bin files to shred using basic, simple shredding methods.

Shred 2010 Standard Edition excels beyond Basic by offering Windows Explorer integration and many more proven standard methods of shredding including official government standards of the United States Department of Defense (DOD 5220), US Air Force, US Navy, British, Russia, Canada, Italy and more.   These methods include shredding VERIFICATION.
The Standard Edition also allows shredding free space on your hard drive. This removes hidden traces from files previously deleted, but not yet overwritten.

Shred 2010 Professional Edition excels beyond Standard by also offering more methods of shredding including Peter Gutmann's RLL, MFM and full 35-pass method as well as Bruce Schneier's method and our fast, but verifiable Gale-Force Fast Verify method.
The Professional Edition also allows PORTABLE.  You can take the Shred 2010 program, with a license file, anywhere with you (USB) - no need to install in order to use.

Shred 2010 Edition Specific Breakdown:

Shred 2010 Edition Features

Basic Edition

Standard Edition

Professional Edition

Uses best specific Operation System methods (for Windows 7, Vista & XP)

Shreds User-Selected Files on Demand

Shreds Recycle Bin Files (including subdirectories and entries)

Shreds Drive Free Space


Shreds with Government & Industrial Proven Standard Shredding Methods:



   Single Pass

   Single Pass with Verify


   Triple Pass


   U.S. Government DOD Directive 5200.28 Level


   U.S. Air Force AFSSI-5020



   U.S. Navy NAVSO P-5239-26 (RLL)



   U.S. Navy NAVSO P-5239-26 (MFM)



   German VSItR



   Russian GOST P50739-95



   Italian VSItR






   British HMGIS5 Baseline



   British HMGIS5 Enhanced



   18-pass MFM Gutmann



   23-pass (2,7) RLL Gutmann



   26-pass (1,7) RLL Gutmann



   35-pass Gutmann



   Bruce Schneier



   Gale-Force Fast Verify



Safety Lock Password Protection
(prevents accidental shredding)

Optionally Shred Through Read-Only Files

Optionally Shred Through Hidden/System Files





Portable / Movable
(lets you use Shred 2010 from a USB stick,
no installation necessary*)
*requires .NET 3.5 preinstalled on host machine







Explorer Shell Integration:




   Drag and Drop Files or Folders for Listing or Shredding

   Context Menu (right click) Files and Folders to Shred


   Right click Recycle Bin to Shred Recycle Bin Contents






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