How to Use McAfee Shredder to Delete Files or Folders?

McAfee is the antivirus which is used for the internet connected devices like laptop, Mac, operating system and Android Phones and it protect your device from all kind of cyber threat. You can install this via www.mcafee.com/activate.  As you that thefts are increasing day by day and sometimes our digital products also get stolen. And with the devices, your data also get into the hands of thief and they can misuse it. Sometimes there are some files and folders which you do not want to use and delete it manually. But you know, it can be recovered again also.

But the McAfee comes with tool i.e. McAfee Shredder which is used to delete the files and folders permanently from your device. With this tool you can delete the unwanted files and it cannot be recovered. If your device gets stolen or you have sale out, nobody can search that shredded files.

How to use McAfee Shredder?

For this, first you have to open your McAfee Security center and then double click on its icon in the computer system or you can do this by select the program from the Start menu. Then, from the left side of the Security Center Interface, you have to click on “Tool” tab. After this, select the Shredder from the list of tools which is located at the top left of the Security Center windows. Now you have to choose how much files you want to delete, and after this choose either “Erase files and folder” or “Erase an entire disk”. You also have to tell the shredder how many times you want to repeat the process of erasing.  You can choose from this “Quick” shred file once, “Comprehensive” shred file seven times and “Custom” can shred up to ten times. Then you have to select the file which you want to shred. By clicking on “Browse” you can delete Recycle bin content, temporary internet files or choose specific files. Then you have to find the file from your hard drive. Now shred the file like you won’t be able to recover it. When you are ready to begin shredding, then click on “Finish” option.

But if you still have any kind of doubt, then you can contact to the customer care of McAfee via mcafee.com/activate. You can also call on their toll free number for assistance.