Privacy Guardian will help you secure your privacy by performing several related actions. Although this application is capable of performing several complex operations, the user will not feel this complexity because the interface has been properly compartmentalized. In this respect, the program will satisfy either a beginner or an advanced user.
For the beginners, there is a comprehensive function that cleans Windows history, which comprises various vulnerable areas, such as browsing history cache and disk free space. However, if you are an advanced user, you would probably like to explore other more specific capabilities. In this regard, you can also clean your Internet browsers. This option let you specify which browsers to clean and includes cleaning browsing history, address bar, autocomplete form data and downloaded program files. As not only Windows and web browsers leave evidence of your activity, Privacy Guardian will also manage third-party software traces. Then, if you want to permanently delete certain files and make them completely irrecoverable, you can use the shredder option. However, there is a more comprehensive feature that will shred not only selected files but all previously deleted files and it is called Disk Bleaching. This works by “bleaching” free space in your drives to make previous data completely irrecoverable. In general, the applications uses powerful shredding algorithms but it will also scramble the master file tables, an action that will complete the process of total elimination.
All in all, Privacy Guardian is a powerful yet easy-to-use application that will undoubtedly protect your privacy.
- It is easy to use
- It bleaches free space
- The trial version has limited cleaning capabilities