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Now, within Windows itself, there are numerous tricks and tweaks that one can perform to increase data security:
- Configure the NT/2000 pagefile.sys file to clear itself upon system shutdown. More useful in a workstation than a server, since servers tend not to be shut down as often. See MS KB article # Q182086.
- Configure the Windows Recycle Bin so that deleted files are not sent to the Recycle Bin, but are rather permanently deleted right away. Also configure any Outlook/Outlook Express/etc. Deleted Items folders to empty upon shutdown.
- Ensure that any print spoolers are not configured to retain printed documents in memory unless your print environment absolutely necessitates it.
- Perform regular disk maintenance: clean out Temporary Internet Files folders, clear your IE cache, defrag (if applicable), and so on.
Hope this provides a good starting point in your quest for data security.
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