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Wipe Lists

Attention! Once wiped, a file cannot be restored! No macOS or third-party data recovery utility can do this!

You may specify files and folders that will be erased through a single erase preset on the Wipe Lists panel. Moreover, you may store such wipe lists to retrieve them and erase later. You may also include wipe lists into a large erasing and cleaning preset. Go to the Setting a Large Erase and Clean Preset section for details.

Some programs have their own temporary or scratch folders. It is wise to have them included in such wipe lists if you want to completely erase all temporary data from such programs.

Managing and erasing wipe lists

To create a new wipe list,

In Sidebar , select Wipe Lists

Click the Add List button on the wipe list management buttons.

A New List 1 will appear in the right pane.

You may rename the wipe list. Click the More details button, select the list name and enter a new one.

To erase a single wipe list,

In Sidebar , click the required wipe list

Contents of the selected wipe list will appear in the right pane .

Click the Delete &Clean Now button.

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 erasing the wipe list .

To erase several wipe list,

In the Sidebar , click Wipe Lists.

Select the required wipe lists.

Click the Wipe Now button.

R-Wipe & Clean for Mac will start erasing the wipe list and the Wiping Wipe Lists dialog box will appear.

To remove a wipe list,

In Sidebar , click Wipe Lists

Select the lists you want to remove.

Click the Remove List button on the wipe list management buttons.

A Do you really want to remove list... dialog box will appear.

Click the Yes button.

R-Wipe & Clean for Mac will remove the wipe list.

Managing files/folders in wipe lists

You may add a single file by dragging and dropping it to the Wipe List panel.

You may add/remove files and folders to/from the list using the Add File or Folder and Remove from List buttons.

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Wipe List panel


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