Minimalist, but a real breakthrough

The new Generation Data Shredder 5 for secure deletion

Data Shredder Boxes

Thanks to intuitive navigation and helpful wizards, users can completely delete data from their hard drives or external data storage devices, thus ensuring that confidential information such as personal data, bank data and passwords can’t fall into the wrong hands.

Data Shredder 5 Professional

100% Secure Erasing of Confidential Data

ProtectStar Data Shredder 5 is a state-of-the-art and professional tool that has won numerous awards and that allows for secure deletion of data from hard drives and external data storage devices.

This user-friendly solution, which runs under Microsoft Windows, enables users to efficiently delete their data in such a way as to preclude reconstruction, even by government agencies.

compatibl with Windows

Government and military standards

Excellent security with government and military standards

ProtectStar Data Shredder meets and exceeds government, military and industry standards for the permanent erasure of digital information. The software erases all existing data including confidential, secret and top-secret security level data e.g. with the German BSI-VS-2011 (TL-03423) standard,US Army AR380-19, DoD 5220.22-M E. and CSEC ITSG-06.

Up to SEVENTEEN secure methods of erasure, ONE Goal

In a sector where trust and security are primary concerns, ProtectStar™ Inc. wants to provide his customers with only modern and first-class products.

Data Shredder 5 offers up to seventeen secure deletion methods that certified by government and military oganizations for just one goal: To securely erase your private data.

compatibl with Windows

Compatible with Windows 7, 8 and Windows 10

ProtectStar™ Data Shredder is official compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10. The Windows logo program helps customers in selecting suitable software,which work perfectly with the new operating system in terms of compatibility and reliability. Certification was granted after rigorous testing by Microsoft.


  • Secure data deletion based on government approved and military data security standards up to the confidential, secret and top secret security standard levels
  • Integration of the powerful ProtectStar™ Secure Deletion Algorithm© allows for fail-safe data security
  • Detailed deletion log provides evidence of deletion
  • Allows for secure cutting and pasting of files and directories
  • Secure deletion of free storage space, as well as the Windows recycling bin, Internet cache, cookies, temporary system folders, etc.
  • Supports IDE/ATA, SCSI, USB, SATA, SAS, RAID, Firewire
  • Deletes confidential data from hard drives, solid state drive, memory sticks, usb sticks, flash drives, CompactFlash, Secure Digital (SD) card, memory cards, MMC, xD, MicroDrive, etc
  • System partitions and individual system drives can be deleted securely in offline mode without a boot medium
  • Compatible with Solid State Drives (SSD)
  • 1-year technical support and free updates and upgrades
  • Fully integrated into the Windows Explorer context menu
  • Supports FAT, FAT32 and NTFS

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems:
  • Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 native 32- and 64-bit

Minimal Hardware Requirements
  • Minimal system requirements of the operation system
  • 20 MB free hard drive space
  • Internet connection for updates and activation

  • Deutsch, English

Awards and recognition.

Have a peace of mind. ProtectStar™ Data Shredder
is the Easiest and most Secure software for your security

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Purchase Data Shredder 5 with Care Plan
get 3 years premium support

  • Premium technical support
  • 3 years free updates and upgrades
  • Best value for your money

All Data Shredder products comes with a 12-months technical service and free updates and upgrades.
To extend your maintenance support further, just purchase a Care Plan.

The Data Shredder Care Plan gives you a 36-months premium support and free upgrades to new versions for the next three years.