Privacy Mantra Location Database

Privacy Mantra is freeware and uses this constantly growing database to keep track of potential privacy threats.

The instructions below are automatically generated on a Windows Vista machine. Some locations may vary between different platforms. For example on Vista the user directory is generally found under ‘c:\users\{username}’ while on previous Windows versions where user directories usually reside under ‘c:\documents and settings\{username}’.

Database version 58, consists of 75 privacy threats. Last updated 2010-9-6.
Google Chrome
Chrome Cache
Chrome Cookies
Chrome History

Internet Explorer
Auto complete forms
Cache
Cookies
Deletion of index.dat
Download and Save Directory
History and address bar

Microsoft Office
Microsoft Access
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Frontpage
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft Word

Other Applications
Ad-Aware
Adobe Flash (Editor)
Adobe Flash Player
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Reader
Ahead Nero – Burning Rom
CutePDF Writer
Dependency Walker
DirectX
Ethalone gEditor
FreeFixer logs
GIF Movie Gear
GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP Pro 3.0
Goldwave
Google Toolbar
ImageForge
Koffix
MSN Messenger
Macromedia Dreamweaver
Malwarebytes Anit-Malware
Microsoft Management Console
Microsoft Paint
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002
Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0
NSIS
Quicktime
RealNetworks Real Player
RegEdit
Remote Desktop
Steam logs
Sun Java cache files
WinHTTrack Website Copier
WinRAR
WinZIP
Wordpad
Yahoo! Toolbar
uTorrent

Windows
Clipboard
Crash log files
General log files
Map Network Drive MRU
Open/Save Dialogs
Recent Documents
Recycle Bin
Run
Search Assistant
Temporary Files
Windows Defender logs
Windows Error Reports
Windows Mail Recently Used Addresses
Windows Management Instrumentation log files
Windows Security Logs

Windows Media Player
Recent Files
Recent Playlists

Mozilla Firefox
Cache
Cookies
Download History
Form History
History

Google Chrome

Chrome Cache

Chrome Cache – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Cleans Google Chrome cache.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache

Privacy Mantra cleans Chrome Cache automatically and it’s free!

Chrome Cookies

Chrome Cookies – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Cleans Google Chrome cookies.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘Cookies’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

Privacy Mantra cleans Chrome Cookies automatically and it’s free!

Chrome History

Chrome History – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Cleans history, current tabs, last tabs and visited links.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘Archived History;History;History Index*;Current Tabs;Last Tabs;Visited Links’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default

Privacy Mantra cleans Chrome History automatically and it’s free!

Internet Explorer

Auto complete forms

Auto complete forms – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Auto complete forms is all the words you have written into editboxes. Eg. in the google search box.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

Privacy Mantra cleans Auto complete forms automatically and it’s free!

Cache

Cache – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

The cache consists of webpages locally stored on your computer. The reason for this is to allow the browser to view them quickly, without having to download them. However, they consume large amount of disk space and are a privacy threat. Privacy Mantra will clean the cache index.dat file as well.

Manual clean instructions
    1. This does *NOT* clean the index.dat files.
    a. Click ‘Tools’ in the Internet Explorer menu bar.
    b. Choose ‘Internet Options’.
    c. In the ‘General’ tab in the ‘Temporary Internet Files’ section, click ‘ ‘Delete Files’ and select ‘Delete offline files’.
    d. Click ‘Ok’.
    e. Click ‘Ok’.

Privacy Mantra cleans Cache automatically and it’s free!

Cookies

Cookies – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Cookies are created on your hard drive as you are surfing the web, they contain information that are specific for the corresponding website. Privacy Mantra will clean the cookies index.dat file as well.

Manual clean instructions
    1. This does *NOT* clean the index.dat files.
    a. Click ‘Tools’ in the Internet Explorer menu bar.
    b. Choose ‘Internet Options’.
    c. In the ‘General’ tab in the ‘Temporary Internet Files’ section, click ‘ ‘Delete Cookies’.
    d. Click ‘Ok’.
    e. Click ‘Ok’.

Privacy Mantra cleans Cookies automatically and it’s free!

Deletion of index.dat

Deletion of index.dat – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Index.dat files include information from every website you have visited and can’t be clean or removed manually. The files will be removed after next reboot.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

Privacy Mantra cleans Deletion of index.dat automatically and it’s free!

Download and Save Directory

Download and Save Directory – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Internet Explorer remembers the last directory of save and download.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘Download Directory’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer

    2. Delete all the values that match ‘Save Directory’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main

Privacy Mantra cleans Download and Save Directory automatically and it’s free!

History and address bar

History and address bar – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

As you surf the web a history record of every website you visit is created. Privacy Mantra will clean the history index.dat file as well.

Manual clean instructions
    1. This does *NOT* clean the index.dat files.
    a. Click ‘Tools’ in the Internet Explorer menu bar.
    b. Choose ‘Internet Options’.
    c. In the ‘General’ tab in the ‘Temporary Internet Files’ section, click ”Clear History’.
    d. Click ‘Ok’.
    e. Click ‘Ok’.

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TypedURLs

Privacy Mantra cleans History and address bar automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open or save a document it will remember it in it’s most recently used files list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘MRU.*’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\8.0\Access\Settings

    2. Delete all the values that match ‘MRU.*’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Access\Settings

    3. Delete all the values that match ‘MRU.*’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Access\Settings

    4. Delete all the values that match ‘MRU.*’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Access\Settings

    5. Delete the files that match ‘*.mdb.lnk;*.mdb.url;*.adp.lnk;*.adp.url;*.mda.lnk;*.mda.url;*.mde.lnk;*.mde.url;*.ade.lnk;*.ade.url;*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Office\Recent\

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Access automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open or save a document it will remember it in it’s most recently used files list. It also remembers the file names of pictures you add etc.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\8.0\Excel\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Excel\Recent Files

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Excel\Recent Files

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\Recent Files

    5. Delete the files that match ‘*.xl*.lnk;*.xl*.url;*.csv.lnk;*.csv.url;*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Office\Recent\

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Excel automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Frontpage

Microsoft Frontpage – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open or save a document it will remember it in it’s most recently used files list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\FrontPage\Explorer\FrontPage Explorer\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\FrontPage\Explorer\FrontPage Explorer\Recent Web List

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\FrontPage\Explorer\FrontPage Explorer\Recent Page List

    4. Delete the files that match ‘*.url;*.html.lnk;*.htm.lnk;*.shtml.lnk;*.shtm.lnk;*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Office\Recent\

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Frontpage automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft PowerPoint – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open or save a document it will remember it in it’s most recently used files list. It also remembers the file names of pictures you add etc.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\8.0\PowerPoint\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\PowerPoint\Recent File List

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\10.0\PowerPoint\Recent File List

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\11.0\PowerPoint\Recent File List

    5. Delete the files that match ‘*.ppt.lnk;*.ppt.url;*.pps.lnk;*.pps.url;*.pot.lnk;*.pot.url;*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Office\Recent\

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft PowerPoint automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open or save a document it will remember it in it’s most recently used files list. It also remembers the file names of pictures you add etc.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.doc.lnk;*.doc.url;*.rtf.lnk;*.rtf.url;*.dot.lnk;*.dot.url;*.txt.lnk;*.txt.url;*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Office\Recent\

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Word automatically and it’s free!

Other Applications

Ad-Aware

Ad-Aware – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the log files from Lavasofts’ Ad-Aware.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\Logs

Privacy Mantra cleans Ad-Aware automatically and it’s free!

Adobe Flash (Editor)

Adobe Flash (Editor) – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open a file with Macromedia Flash, the filename will be remembered. Applies to Macromedia Flash 6.0 and 5.0.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Flash 6\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Flash 5\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans Adobe Flash (Editor) automatically and it’s free!

Adobe Flash Player

Adobe Flash Player – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will delete temporary flash files (flash cookies) that have been saved by the Flash Player.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

Privacy Mantra cleans Adobe Flash Player automatically and it’s free!

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Removes the recent visited directories.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\5.5\VisitedDirs

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\6.0\VisitedDirs

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\7.0\VisitedDirs

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\8.0\VisitedDirs

    5. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Photoshop\9.0\VisitedDirs

Privacy Mantra cleans Adobe Photoshop automatically and it’s free!

Adobe Reader

Adobe Reader – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open a file with Adobe Reader, the filename will be remembered.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\6.0\AVGeneral\cRecentFiles

    2. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Adobe\Acrobat Reader\5.0\AVGeneral\cRecentFiles

    3. Delete the files that match ‘*.idx’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Adobe\Acrobat\8.0\Cache\Search80

Privacy Mantra cleans Adobe Reader automatically and it’s free!

Ahead Nero – Burning Rom

Ahead Nero – Burning Rom – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the most recent used burning compilations in Ahead Nero.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ahead\Nero – Burning Rom\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans Ahead Nero – Burning Rom automatically and it’s free!

CutePDF Writer

CutePDF Writer – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the track of the last written pdf file for Acro Software CutePDF writer.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘Filename’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Acro Software Inc\CPW

Privacy Mantra cleans CutePDF Writer automatically and it’s free!

Dependency Walker

Dependency Walker – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open a file with Dependecy Walker, the filename will be remembered.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Dependency Walker\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans Dependency Walker automatically and it’s free!

DirectX

DirectX – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean DirectDraw and Direct3D most recent used applications list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Direct3D\MostRecentApplication

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\DirectDraw\MostRecentApplication

Privacy Mantra cleans DirectX automatically and it’s free!

Ethalone gEditor

Ethalone gEditor – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the tracks of recently used gEditor items.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘Items’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ethalone\gEditor\2.0\frmProjectSource\RecentProjects

Privacy Mantra cleans Ethalone gEditor automatically and it’s free!

FreeFixer logs

FreeFixer logs – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Removes FreeFixer log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘fixlog.txt’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\FreeFixer\logs

Privacy Mantra cleans FreeFixer logs automatically and it’s free!

GIF Movie Gear

GIF Movie Gear – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of recent files for Gamani GIF Movie Gear.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘File[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\gamani\GIFMovieGear\2.0

Privacy Mantra cleans GIF Movie Gear automatically and it’s free!

GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP Pro 3.0

GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP Pro 3.0 – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the CuteFTP Pro 3.0 transfer queue and log.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘CIS_Queue.dat’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP Pro\3.0

    2. Delete the files that match ‘*.log’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP Pro\3.0\logs

Privacy Mantra cleans GlobalSCAPE CuteFTP Pro 3.0 automatically and it’s free!

Goldwave

Goldwave – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open a file with Goldwave, the filename will be remembered.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\GoldWave\GoldWave\Recent Files

Privacy Mantra cleans Goldwave automatically and it’s free!

Google Toolbar

Google Toolbar – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of recent searches in the Google Toolbar application.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\NavClient\1.1\History

    2. Delete all the values that match ‘C6FB044EC2BD401521D6B1082276415638196D8004’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IntelliForms\Storage1

    3. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Google\Local Search History

Privacy Mantra cleans Google Toolbar automatically and it’s free!

ImageForge

ImageForge – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of recent files for Cursorarts ImageForge.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘F[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cursorarts\ImageForge\MRU IF Items

Privacy Mantra cleans ImageForge automatically and it’s free!

Koffix

Koffix – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the log files from Koffix.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\My Documents\My Koffix Blocker Logs

Privacy Mantra cleans Koffix automatically and it’s free!

MSN Messenger

MSN Messenger – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Cleaning most recent used emote icons, display pictures and winks.

Manual clean instructions

    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

Privacy Mantra cleans MSN Messenger automatically and it’s free!

Macromedia Dreamweaver

Macromedia Dreamweaver – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you open a file with Macromedia Dreamweaver, the filename will be remembered. Applies to Dreamweaver MX, 6.0 and 4.0.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver MX 2004\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver 6\Recent File List

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver 4\Recent File List

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Macromedia\Dreamweaver MX 2004\File Browser

Privacy Mantra cleans Macromedia Dreamweaver automatically and it’s free!

Malwarebytes Anit-Malware

Malwarebytes Anit-Malware – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Removes log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.txt’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware\Logs

Privacy Mantra cleans Malwarebytes Anit-Malware automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Management Console

Microsoft Management Console – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the Management Console recently opened documents list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft Management Console\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Management Console automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Paint

Microsoft Paint – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Paints recently opened documents list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Paint\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Paint automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the lists of most recent files and projects used.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\7.0\FileMRUList

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\7.0\ProjectMRUList

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2002 automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003

Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the lists of most recent files and projects used.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\7.1\FileMRUList

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\7.1\ProjectMRUList

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the lists of most recent files and projects used. It also cleans the MSDN webbrowser recent list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\FileMRUList

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\ProjectMRUList

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MSDN\8.0\WebBrowser\MRU

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 automatically and it’s free!

Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the lists of most recent files and projects used.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘File[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Devstudio\6.0\Recent File List

    2. Delete all the values that match ‘Project[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Devstudio\6.0\Recent File List

    3. Delete all the values that match ‘TypeInfo[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Devstudio\6.0\Recent File List

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Devstudio\6.0\Projects

Privacy Mantra cleans Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 automatically and it’s free!

NSIS

NSIS – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean NSIS recent used files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NSIS\Mru

Privacy Mantra cleans NSIS automatically and it’s free!

Quicktime

Quicktime – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of Quicktimes recent viewed and downloaded movies.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Apple Computer, Inc.\QuickTime\Recent Movies

Privacy Mantra cleans Quicktime automatically and it’s free!

RealNetworks Real Player

RealNetworks Real Player – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of most recent used items for RealPlayer 6.0, clips, skins, cookies, history and more.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer\6.0\Preferences

    2. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer\6.0\Preferences

    3. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer\6.0\Preferences

    4. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer\6.0\Preferences

    5. Delete the files that match ‘cookies.txt;urls.ini;realplayer.ste;ctd.dat’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Real\RealPlayer

    6. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Real\RealPlayer\History

Privacy Mantra cleans RealNetworks Real Player automatically and it’s free!

RegEdit

RegEdit – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the last key used by regedit.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘LastKey’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Regedit

Privacy Mantra cleans RegEdit automatically and it’s free!

Remote Desktop

Remote Desktop – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the Remote Desktop cache and list of recent visited computers.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘MRU[0-9]+’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Default

    2. Delete the files that match ‘bcache*.bmc’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Cache

Privacy Mantra cleans Remote Desktop automatically and it’s free!

Steam logs

Steam logs – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Removes steam powered log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.txt’ under the path C:\Program Files\Steam\logs

Privacy Mantra cleans Steam logs automatically and it’s free!

Sun Java cache files

Sun Java cache files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Java cache files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\javapi\v1.0\file

    2. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Sun\Java\Deployment\cache\javapi\v1.0\jar

Privacy Mantra cleans Sun Java cache files automatically and it’s free!

WinHTTrack Website Copier

WinHTTrack Website Copier – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of recent files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinHTTrack Website Copier\WinHTTrack Website Copier\Recent File List

Privacy Mantra cleans WinHTTrack Website Copier automatically and it’s free!

WinRAR

WinRAR – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the WinRARs recently used archive list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\ArcHistory\

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\ArcName

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\ExtrPath

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\FindArcNames

    5. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\FindNames

    6. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\FindText

    7. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\WinRAR\DialogEditHistory\ViewerSearch

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WinZIP

WinZIP – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the WinZIPs recently used archive list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip\filemenu

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Nico Mak Computing\WinZip\extract

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Wordpad

Wordpad – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Wordpads recently opened documents list.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Wordpad\Recent File List

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Yahoo! Toolbar

Yahoo! Toolbar – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean the list of recent searches in the Yahoo! Toolbar application.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Yahoo\Companion\SearchHistory

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uTorrent

uTorrent – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Removes downloaded .torrent files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.torrent’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent

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Windows

Clipboard

Clipboard – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This is what currently is in the clipboard (CTRL+C).

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

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Crash log files

Crash log files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean crash log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.dmp’ under the path C:\Windows\Minidump

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General log files

General log files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean general windows log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.log’ under the path C:\Windows

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Map Network Drive MRU

Map Network Drive MRU – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you map a network location, Windows will remember that path. This will clean the recent list of network connections.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Map Network Drive MRU

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Open/Save Dialogs

Open/Save Dialogs – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

When you open/save a file through a Open / Save As common dialog it will remember the file. Supports Windows Vista also.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\LastVisitedMRU

    2. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\OpenSaveMRU

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\OpenSaveMRU

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\OpenSavePidlMRU

    5. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ComDlg32\LastVisitedPidlMRU

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Recent Documents

Recent Documents – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

These are shortcuts to documents that have been opened recently.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.lnk’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent

    2. Delete all subkeys to the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RecentDocs

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RecentDocs

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Recycle Bin

Recycle Bin – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

The Windows standard Recycle Bin.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

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Run

Run – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you execute a file through Start->run, the run dialog will remember the file name.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\RunMRU

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Search Assistant

Search Assistant – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Every time you use the Search Assistant (F3 in Explorer) to search for a file, it will remember the filename.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5603

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5604

    3. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\FilesNamedMRU

    4. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{C4EE31F3-4768-11D2-BE5C-00A0C9A83DA1}\ContainingTextMRU

    5. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Search Assistant\ACMru\5647

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Temporary Files

Temporary Files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Here are all types of temporary junk files that are just waiting to be deleted.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

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Windows Defender logs

Windows Defender logs – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Windows Defender previous scan results.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scans\History\Results\Quick

    2. Delete all the files under the path C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Scans\History\Results\Resource

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Windows Error Reports

Windows Error Reports – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will delete Windows Error Reports (WER). WER is generated upon computer crashes and could be used for debugging whats went wrong.

Manual clean instructions
    No manual cleaning instructions are available.

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Windows Mail Recently Used Addresses

Windows Mail Recently Used Addresses – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

Windows Mail keeps a list of recently used e-mail addresses, this will clean it (will not affect your address book).

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows Mail\Recently Used Addresses

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Windows Management Instrumentation log files

Windows Management Instrumentation log files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean WMI log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Windows\system32\wbem\Logs

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Windows Security Logs

Windows Security Logs – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean windows security log files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘*.log;*.old’ under the path C:\Windows\security\logs

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Windows Media Player

Recent Files

Recent Files – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Windows Media Player recently opened files.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\RecentFileList

    2. Delete all the values except (‘Default’) in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\RecentURLList

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Recent Playlists

Recent Playlists – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This will clean Windows Media Player recently selected and loaded playlist (not the playlist itself, but references to it).

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the values that match ‘MLLastSelectedNode’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\MediaLibraryUI

    2. Delete all the values that match ‘LastPlaylist$’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences

    3. Delete all the values that match ‘LastPlaylistIndex’ in the registry key:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Preferences

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Mozilla Firefox

Cache

Cache – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This locations cleans the cache.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default\Cache\

    2. Delete all the files under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default\Cache\

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Cookies

Cookies – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This locations cleans the cookies.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘cookies.txt’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    2. Delete the files that match ‘cookies.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    3. Delete the files that match ‘cookies.txt’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    4. Delete the files that match ‘cookies.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

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Download History

Download History – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This cleans the download history.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘downloads.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    2. Delete the files that match ‘downloads.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

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Form History

Form History – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This locations cleans the form history.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘formhistory.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    2. Delete the files that match ‘formhistory.sqlite’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

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History

History – how to clean and erase privacy tracks.

This locations cleans the history and address bar.

Manual clean instructions
    1. Delete the files that match ‘history.dat’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

    2. Delete the files that match ‘history.dat’ under the path C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\\Profiles/jovm9v2o.default

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