Windows - Remove Properties and personal information from your files

Each file contains sensitive and personal information such as:
  • The date of creation/last modified
  • The Owner of the file
  • The name of the computer on which the file was created
  • etc

To clear these information, follow the below procedure:
  • Right-click on the file of your choice, might it be an image file or document > Properties > Details
  • Click on the Remove Properties and Personal Information link (at the bottom):

In the Remove Properties dialog, you can either choose to:
  • Create a copy of the original file with all the possible properties removed
  • Individually remove the properties of your choice from the orginal file.

Published by jak58. Latest update on July 19, 2013 at 04:43 AM by jak58.
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