What Actually Happens to All Your Deleted Files?

Posted: 2013/07/20 in Computers and technology
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We delete files all the time to free up space, or to get rid of pesky evidence, but the whole process is a lot more complicated than it seems from the outside. When you go to “delete” something, you’re just pressing the start button on a much more involved, much more random process. So what actually happens to that data?

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