Jump to content
CCleaner Community Forums
Sign in to follow this  
Jahamaville

NTFS compressed files are not securely deleted

Recommended Posts

CCleaner seems unable to overwrite files that are compressed under the NTFS file system. Usually, if I clean a large amount of data, CCleaner will take a while to overwrite all of the files. However, if the files are NTFS compressed, the files are simply deleted and no real time is spent overwriting them.

 

I'm not sure if any data is actually overwritten. But it seems that CCleaner simply deletes the file instead of overwriting it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...