Wipe vs Shred vs Delete vs Erase

Do you know the difference of these 4 terms: wipe, shred, delete, and erase?
Below is a simple explanation.


When you delete a file, you don't erase it, you just make it hard to find.
But you can use data recovery tool to find it, for example, Wise Data Recovery can help you recover deleted files/images/videos/music....


When you erase a file, you make it impossible to get back.
If you want to erase a file, you can try Wise Care 365, it can erase deleted files and make them impossible to get back.


When you wipe a drive, you completely and permanently erase everything on it.


When you shred files, you completely and permanently erase them.

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