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Configuring Avast Business Antivirus Policies: Enabling and Configuring Data Shredder

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Data Shredder is available for both Workstations and Servers.

Data Shredder lets you irreversibly erase your files or whole drives, so that there is no way for anyone to restore and misuse your data.

Random overwrite overwrites your data with random patterns.

  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click one of the following tabs:
    • Workstation Settings
    • Server Settings
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. In the Tools section, move the slider to enable Data  Shredder.
  6. Click Apply  Changes.
To Configure Data Shredder
  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click one of the following tabs:
    • Workstation Settings
    • Server Settings
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. Click the Customize link in the Data Shredder section.
  6. Select an option in the Algorithm Settings box.
  7. Type the number of passes you want to perform for random overwrite.
  8. Click Apply Changes.
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