PrivaZer Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by The_PrivaZer_Team, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    I think the best thing we can do to securely delete the content of Sandboxie when closing would be to provide you with a specific command line
    that you could add to Sandboxie :

    something like "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer\PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"
    (path corrected thanks to @Somebody111)


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    (EDITED : path fixed)
     
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  2. zmechys

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    To my regret, it does not work. "... Can't find the file specified"...
     
  3. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    @zmechys,
    that was a proposal. I think we can have it implemented in the next release of PrivaZer. OK?
     
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    That would be a GRANDE improvement.

    Thank you!
     
  5. EASTER

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    Exactly what I use now and have for years with Sandboxie though with Eraser command-line.

    Guaranteed to work! Thanks @The_PrivaZer_Team

    If it helps: Example

     
  6. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    @zmechys, @EASTER,
    I can now confirm, you will have it in the next release with a command line using PrivaZer :)
     
  7. plat1098

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    As a dedicated Sandboxie user, I can definitely use and appreciate this proposed feature built into PrivaZer. :thumb:
     
  8. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    @plat1098, @EASTER, @zmechys,

    job done, as promised, v4.0.7 just released with the support of Sandboxie to get it securely erased when closed.
    Command line to add in Sandboxie :
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer\PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"

    (path corrected thanks to @Somebody111)

    It works also with the protable version of PrivaZer :
    "your path\PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"
     
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    PrivaZer v4.0.7 Released (30 July 2020)
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    Release Notes
    Download (Donors Version)
    v4.0.7 (30 July 2020)
    + Improved command lines : secure deletion
    . Example 1 : PrivaZer.exe DELETE "C:\dir\file1.txt"
    . Example 2 : PrivaZer.exe DELETE "C:\dir\file1.txt" "C:\dir\dir1"
    . Example 3 : Sandboxie / secure deletion :
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"
    More info : https://www.wilderssecurity.com/threads/privazer-discussion-thread.341840/page-93

    + Improved support : Unicode
    + Minor bug fixes
     
  10. zmechys

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    Thank you for your efforts.

    To my regret, it does not work. I get the same "... no path found". Most probably, some typing error on my part.
     
  11. Somebody111

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    Hello, I'm new here and first send a greeting to the group. Please excuse my bad english.

    Nice new feature. :)

    This is only a Typing mistake, but also on the website (changelog).

    The install-path of PrivaZer is normally "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer" ["%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PrivaZer"]

    Therefore, the call must also be made in this directory.

    "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer\PrivaZer.exe"
    or
    "%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PrivaZer\PrivaZer.exe"

    Quotation marks "" are required because of the spaces in the path.

    This could be simplified by an own (e.g. PrivaZerHome=%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PrivaZer) or variable in the PATH [set path=%path%;%ProgramFiles(x86)%\PrivaZer] during installation ;) - then only "PrivaZer.exe" would be required.

    Greatings Somebody111
     
  12. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    Will do thanks.
    I forgot the subdirectory. Thanks for your help @Somebody111 :thumb:
    Right path for Sandboxie is :
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer \PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"
     
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    :thumb: Awesome new addition!
     
  14. zmechys

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    Still not working.
    I'll try some other small typing changes.
     
  15. plat1098

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    It seems I can't add the contents of the Software Distribution folder in C:/Windows. PrivaZer removes some folders in there but not all of them, and those remnants are likewise folders, not files w/extensions. So including them doesn't seem possible.

    Does anyone know how to include the Software Distribution folder into the PrivaZer interface? It can accumulate 150 MB and up so if one has a little Windows drive, it can be worth it. .If I delete the contents manually, then PrivaZer deletes them from the Recycle Bin. So if no resolution, this is definitely OK instead.
     
  16. zmechys

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    Is Privazer able to securely delete the Sandbox contents on your computer?
     
  17. zmechys

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    Here is my CCleaner's command line.

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  18. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    Yes it is.
    The right path to enter in Sandboxie is :
    "C:\Program Files (x86)\PrivaZer \PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"

    But it depends where you installed PrivaZer on your PC and if you have a 32bit version of Windows.
    In case of a 32bit version the path would be :
    "C:\Program Files\PrivaZer \PrivaZer.exe" DELETE "%SANDBOX%"

    (Do not use /DELETE but DELETE)
     
  19. imdb

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    @The_PrivaZer_Team

    i gave privzr a try yesterday only to find that you can't specify (sub)folders to be excluded from deletion.:thumbd:
     
  20. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    Hello @imdb,
    You can exclude a folder in the "Advanced options" of PrivaZer.
    A sub folder is a folder, no? ;)
     
  21. imdb

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    you mean like this?:

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  24. The_PrivaZer_Team

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    If you exclude a folder in PrivaZer, it will exclude the files in the folder and all subfolders and files in them. OK?
     
  25. imdb

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    no, not ok.
    i want to exclude a folder but its subs and the files within. is that doable?
     
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