Wednesday, June 20, 2012 in , , , , , , ,

Create a dummy files

Here are five ways to create a file that looks legitimate but is actually a dummy files. But why would you want to create a dummy files? Here are five reason for that:
1. Test hard drives - Detected bad sector on your hard drive by filling up free space with a dummy files.
2. Securely delete files - A deleted files can be can be recovered but by overwriting the free space with a dummy files will make it unrecoverable. 
3. Secure flash drive - Make your flash drive read only by filling up empty spaces and prevent virus infections. 
4. Test network speeds - While there are free utilities available to test network speeds, You can do so with a dummy files too.
5. Dummy files can also help you escape a deadline you have got to prepare a report or finish your by putting the blame on your faulty computer.  

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