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Cleaning Application Traces

Please note that file wiping makes sense only for HDD devices. See the File Erasure on SSD and HDD devices page for more details.

You may clear a list of recent files opened by a number of applications.

You may also include computer Application Traces into a large erasing and cleaning preset. Go to the Setting a Large Erase and Clean Preset section for details.


The list of items visible on the Application Traces panel can be edited on the Customize panel.

To clean links to files recently opened by a number of applications,

In the Sidebar , click the required wipe list

The Application Traces panel will appear in the right pane.

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Application Traces panel

Select the required items and click the Delete&Clean Now button.

If you only delete files on an HDD, they may be later recovered using any file unerase or recover utility. To make this impossible, you may set R-Wipe & Clean for Mac wipe files before deleting on the Wiping tab of the Preferences panel.

If the Wipe files before deleting check box is selected on the Wiping  tab of the Preferences panel, the Delete&Clean Now button changes its name to Wipe&Clean Now , and the word Wipe appears on the buttons for individual traces. The files will be wiped.

R-Wipe & Clean for Mac will start cleaning the computer.

You may see the contents of any particular item on its respective right pane. Click More details on the Application Traces panel or select the item in the Sidebar .


Default cleaning preferences may be specifically set on the Wiping tab of the Preferences panel.


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