Returnil and secure delete

Discussion in 'General Returnil discussions' started by SammyJack, Sep 15, 2009.

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  1. SammyJack

    SammyJack Registered Member

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    Hello Coldmoon.

    I am using v2.0.1 9002.

    Rather than use the "erase all change remnants from the real hard disk" option,in advanced Returnil settings,
    is it safe to use CCleaner with Simple 1 pass overwrite,enabled,while in the
    protected state?

    The reason I want to do this is it is much quicker,And it is something I use to
    empty my Sandboxie box's anyway,so it is one less thing I need to add.

    I just need to be sure I am not harming my Virtual partition.

    thanks,
    sammy
     
  2. Coldmoon

    Coldmoon Returnil Moderator

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    Hi Sammy,
    The pass with CCleaner will not help as RVS is the only program with access to the cache file.

    Mike
     
  3. SammyJack

    SammyJack Registered Member

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    Thank you Coldmoon.
    So without the erase all change remnants option being used,
    anything deleted within a protected session,or downloaded but not saved,
    to the real disk,within a protected session,
    will be recoverable from the "C" drive?(until overwritten)?
     
  4. Coldmoon

    Coldmoon Returnil Moderator

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    Yes, but only in a forensics sense, similar to what you would get trying to read the Windows Page file.
     
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