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Delphi source code for Files >> Shred and Delete files without any trace

Category: Files
Title: Shred and Delete files without any trace
Date added: 15.03.2006
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procedure ShredderFile(FileName: string);
  Buffer       = 1024;
  Counttowrite = 34;
  FillBuffer: array[0..5] of Integer = ($00, $FF, $00, $F0, $0F, $00);
  arr: array[1..Buffer] of Byte;
  f: file;
  i, j, n: Integer;
  AssignFile(f, FileName);
  Reset(f, 1);
  n := FileSize(f);
  for j := 0 to Counttowrite do
    for i := 1 to n div Buffer do
      BlockWrite(f, FillBuffer[j], Buffer);
  RenameFile(FileName, ExtractFilepath(FileName) + '$000000.tmp');
  DeleteFile(ExtractFilepath(FileName) + '$temp.tmp');

procedure ShredderAndDeleteFile(const FileName: string);
  newname: string;
  newname := ExtractFilepath(FileName) + '$temp.tmp';
  if not RenameFile(FileName, newname) then
    Exception.CreateFmt('Can''t rename %s', [FileName]);

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