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A faster way to securely delete files
Authored by: dani190 on Mar 08, '09 05:06:33PM

i tried it and it seemed to work, but according to a comment above i did this.

defaults write com.apple.finder _FXSecureEmptyTrashLevel 7

then killed finder, and it worked perfect.



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A faster way to securely delete files
Authored by: mantrid on Mar 08, '09 06:27:53PM

The only safe values mentioned are "9" and "-1".

I would proceed under the assumption that anything else deletes insecurely unless you test it first hand and find otherwise.



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