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Shred 2 PC Magazine

What is Shred 2 PC Magazine?  (from Ziff Davis Media)

When you delete a file from your hard disk, it's not really deleted. It's just removed from sight. Only the reference to the file's data is deleted. The contents of the file remain on your hard disk unless and until they are overwritten by other data. As a result, those who know where and how to look for it still can r...  Read more


Shred 2 PC Magazine is a program developed by Ziff Davis Media. The main program executable is shred.exe. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 96% of users of Shred 2 PC Magazine come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\shred
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Shred\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Shred 2 PC Magazine

Program executable:shred.exe
Name:Shred version 2.1 - First published in PC Magazine, US Edition, November 27, 2001
Shred version 2.1
Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\shred\shred.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller

How do I remove Shred 2 PC Magazine?

Quickly and completely remove Shred 2 (PC Magazine) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Shred 2 PC Magazine from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Shred 2 (PC Magazine), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Shred 2 PC Magazine.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 11%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 8 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Enterprise 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 10 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.15%
  United Kingdom 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Intel 12.50%
Common models
OEGStone DG965SS_ 11.11%
LENOVO 428743U 11.11%
LENOVO 2516CTO 11.11%
HP ProBook 4530s 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%

About Ziff Davis Media

Ziff Davis is a publisher and Internet company that has primarily published computer and technology related magazines, and its growing number of websites, spun off from its magazines, have established Ziff Davis as an Internet Information company.
Publisher URL: www.ziffdavis.com


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