Whether it’s a personal or a shared PC, whenever we work most of us prefer not to store confidential data on storage devices, thereby deleting them from the used system. We tend to do it for safety of our data, sites visited or used, and documents. But, your every single activity is captured by your PC that proves to be problematic part as even others can access or recover your data with ease. This may be troublesome and may causes data security issues as other may distort and misuse the information used or stored by you. To avoid such situation and work securely, you may give a trial to PrivacyControl. The program supports the user in shredding the unnecessary and unwanted files to ensure safety of your important data.
PrivacyControl 2.53 supports deleting the traces of chat, email, internet, histories, password, etc, effectively. This helps in improving your PC’s performance as deleting such unwanted files frees a lot of space on your PC’s drive. The application consists of modestly designed interface, and its features are easily operable by all. The left panel of the screen displays the options to perform the cleaning function. With the first option ‘Scan and Erase’ you can instruct the program to scan the hard drive for unwanted files. To make the scanning specific, you can mark or unmark the categories to find the related files. ‘Results’ feature displays the found files, and then you can easily select the shredding process. If you want the program to leave some specific type of files then you can use the ‘Exclude’ function. ‘Advanced Shred’ and ‘Options’ features are there to alter configurations for the process and the program to work accordingly.
Privacycontrol is capable of deleting files of different categories such as windows history files, internet browsers, instant messenger, Skype, shared office resources, MS Office, windows media player, etc. For the proficient functioning in keeping your data safe by cleaning the traces and the unnecessary files, the application is rated with 4 points.