Files that are emptied from recycle bin can still be recovered. There are lots of recovery programs that even a novice user can use it easily. There are some opinions that deleting files using Shift+Delete deletes files permanently, but the fact is it doesn’t. The function of Shift+Delete is to delete file without having to send it to the recycle bin, so the deleted files can still be recovered. If you don’t want people to be able to recover your deleted files, then you must use a permanent file deleter program.
Freeraser is a free file deleter program created for the user to be able to delete file permanently in a very simple way. The program creates a big recycle bin that appears always on top by default. Everytime you want to delete files permanently, simply drag the files to the recycle bin.
Once you send the files to the recycle bin, there is an alert notifying that the files are about to be deleted permanently. You can continue or cancel the deletion. This alert can be disabled.
The size of the recycle bin icon can be adjusted as well as its transparency level.
Read also on how to delete files that cannot be deleted.