Using Scheduler

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You may set a large wipe and clean task to run at a specified time or event. You may have several such tasks, each starting at its own time or event. You may even start such tasks from a command line.

Creating a Large Wipe and Cleaning Task at a Specified Time or Event

To create a new large wipe and clean task,

Click the Schedule button in the TreeView.

A scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

Click to expand/collapse Scheduler panel

Mark the items you want to wipe and clear in the TreeView.

Specify time or event at which the task will start and other task options on the scheduler panel, and click the Apply button.

Click to expand/collapse Time or event

You may make R-Wipe&Clean turn your computer off when the task is completed. Select Turn off computer when task completed on the scheduler panel.

If necessary, set wiping and cleaning settings on the Settings panel.

 

The task tab with its file name will appear in the upper right corner of the right pane. If R-Wipe&Clean is not running when the wipe and clean task starts, no messages will appear. Only the R-Wipe&Clean icon appears in the system tray. If logging is enabled on the Logs panel, the task results will be written to the log file.

Click to expand/collapse Log file example...

You may leave the Scheduler by clicking either the TreeView or BarView.

Managing Existing Wipe and Clean Tasks

The existing tasks appear in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane. You may select the task by double-clicking the task either in the list or its tab in the upper right corner. You may also temporary deactivate and then activate a task or all tasks.

Click to expand/collapse Wipe and Clean Tasks

To start an existing wipe and clean task manually,

Click the task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or its tab in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane.

The task and its settings will appear in the left pane. The scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

If necessary, set wiping and cleaning settings for this task on the Settings panel.

Click the Wipe Now button.

R-Wipe&Clean will start cleaning the computer, and the Deleting and wiping dialog box will appear showing the cleaning progress. When R-Wipe&Clean finishes wiping and cleaning, the Report dialog box will appear showing cleaning results.

To edit an existing wipe and clean task,

Click the task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or its tab in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane.

The task and its settings will appear in the left pane. The scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

Make the necessary changes and click the Apply button.

To remove an existing wipe and clean task,

Click the task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or its tab in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane.

The task and its settings will appear in the left pane. The scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

Click the Remove Task button.

The Remove task dialog box will appear.

Click Yes to confirm deleting the task.

To temporally deactivate an existing wipe and clean task,

Click the task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or its tab in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane.

The task and its settings will appear in the left pane. The scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

Click the Deactivate Task button.

The Temporary Inactive mark will appear in the task's panel and in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list. This task will not start at its scheduled time but its setting be kept.

To activate a temporally inactive existing wipe and clean task,

Click the task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list below or its tab in the upper right corner of the R-Wipe&Clean right pane.

The task and its settings will appear in the left pane. The scheduler panel will appear at the bottom of the left pane.

Click the Activate Task button.

The Temporary Inactive mark will disappear in the task's panel. This task will start at its scheduled time.

To deactivate/activate all existing wipe and clean task in the Wipe and Clean Tasks list,

Click the Deactivate/Activate All Task button.

 

You may leave the Scheduler by clicking either the TreeView or BarView.

 

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