Data Destroyer
Anti-Malware Software

When Data Destroyer is purging a file it wipes that file by overwriting it, and if the file is of a type that an anti-malware program is watching — such as an EXE file or a DOCX file (but not a TXT file) — this may cause that anti-malware program to interrupt Data Destroyer, issue a warning and offer to 'disinfect' the to-be-deleted file. Or it might even delete the Data Destroyer program itself without asking permission (which would still leave the setup program intact, so it could be re-installed). Thus if Data Destroyer is to be used to wipe a 'sensitive' file then it is advisable to disable your anti-malware software temporarily while it is running and resume it afterwards.

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