Maintaning the Purity of your Content
Drive cleaning applications are usually one of several types. To begin with we can
define the set of the hard disk cleaners such as the 'Disk Cleanup' utility that
comes with Microsoft operating systems, that are used to get rid of redundant files
and recover wasted space. There are also privacy protectors that are especially suited
to erasing browser tracks and clean up lists of URLs typed stored as history within
your browser records, including 'evidence' and 'privacy' cleanup tools. Also common
is the porn detector software, that is able to detect the existence of porn or other
suspicious items and assists the user in deletion of these items. And a final category
of drive cleaners is the 'disk washer' style product, which rubs out existing files
and data from anywhere on the disk such that it may not be found by others.
The internet is full of software packages which attack the matter of hard disk cleanup
in their own style. All kinds of content purity tools are out there that can
remove files with a minimum of fuss. Also remember that there is much more these
applications can perform; some can delete private data, scan hard disks for porn
or adult files, find programs that are not properly licensed, and reveal where all
the free space on your disk has gone.
To speed your computer up, you can improve it by taking a little time to clean up
your computer's drive. The computer can run faster if there are fewer files to be
handled, stored and retained in the hard drive. Any space restored during cleaning
is certain to offer benefit in retrieval times. And defragmentation is more effective
when the hard drive is not cluttered with many useless files. Also, when private
files are deleted, the risk is reduced that they can be misused by malicious operators.