Need Downloadable, Bootable Windows Disk to Clean history and wipe unused space

User is very concerned about privacy issues.  They would like to download an image of a Windows 7 boot disk that has software to clean out all their internet history, all the listings of sites they've visited, and then wipe all the unused space.

They were almost embarrassed when they saw the URL of a 'non-family-oriented' website appear on their web browser (I'll have to find out which browser) as they were typing in an address.

I assume that there is an image they can buy.  Is there software on Windows 7 to automatically burn this image?

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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
create a windows recovery disk, from the backup menu, system image
Why would they use a bootdisk, it has only disadvantages. Clear your history, that's all. For wiping unused space, there is cipher.exe built-in: ->How To Use Cipher.exe to Overwrite Deleted Data in Windows
dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
Download the free version of CCleaner

Run that to clean up the system.  That will take care of the problem.  Use it only to clean the computer.

Then run the Windows defrag util or they can download the free version of Defraggler

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computerlarryAuthor Commented:
I was able to run it under Windows 7 - cipher doesn't give elaborate feedback - I see dots appearing on the console screen.

If I just type in cipher /w:C:\   will that do the entire drive?

I created a directory  C:\testwipe
I didn't put any files inside the directory
I used the command   cipher /w:C:\testwipe

It's been running a while.  If I had a directory without any files inside, shouldn't cipher be done quickly?
I'm wondering if there should have been a space after the /w:

Microsoft says the following:

cipher /w:driveletter:\foldername, and then press ENTER. Specify the drive and the folder that identifies the volume that contains the deleted data that you want to overwrite.
computerlarryAuthor Commented:
CCleaner gives a progress indicator for its free space wipe.  I can see that the process could take hours.
dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
Just run the Cleaner option first.  That will wipe out the Internet history and remove any embarrassing stuff presently there.  You'd need a good Undelete application or forensic tools to recover that data.

Then do the Drive Wiper after that.  Yep, that'll take time.
"If I just type in cipher /w:C:\   will that do the entire drive?" - it will do the entire partition.
"used the command   cipher /w:C:\testwipe
 It's been running a while.  If I had a directory without any files inside, shouldn't cipher be done quickly?" - I would not try to combine Microsoft and logic, that rarely works out ;)
i have used BCwipe  for some time now  :
free for personal use
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