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Managing Items in a Wipe List

Managing Files and Folders

You may add a file or/and folder to the current wipe list directly from File Explorer . Right-click the file and select the Add to the Wipe List item from the shortcut menu. Make sure that the Add files and folders to a wipe list from the shortcut menu option is enabled on the Integration panel of Settings .

You can manage items to clean in a wipe list using the Wipe List Content buttons on the Main menu.

You may also convert absolute paths to environment variables and vise verse using the Convert to EnvVars and Convert from EnvVars buttons on the Advanced menu

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Wipe List Content buttons

You may add/exclude ether already existing files/folders or arbitrary paths (even currently non-existent).

Arbitrary paths:

To add/exclude an arbitrary path to a wipe list,

Click the Add/Exclude File Path button

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Add File Path dialog box

And enter the path. Use the % button to add an environment variable.

Existing files/folders.

When you add a folder to the wipe list, the Add folder... dialog box will appear. You may set a file mask for files in the folder and specify files that are not to be cleaned if they even match the file masks.

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Add folder... dialog box

Tap to expand/collapse Add folder options

You may specify folders and files that will be excluded from removal. Click the Exclude Folder... button and specify a folder path and a file mask for files in the folder that are not to be cleaned.

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Add excluded folder... dialog box

Managing Registry keys in wipe lists

You may also add a key or specific value in a key from Registry that will be deleted.

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Add Registry Keys/Values dialog box

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You may also import items from other wipe lists using the Import button on the Main menu .

Default file wiping settings may be specifically set on the Files Wiping Settings panel.

Previewing contents of wipe lists

You may also view the content of a folder in a wipe list. Use the Cleaning Preview button for that.

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