12:11 Dec 7, 2016
English to Swedish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software
English term or phrase: Wipe
How would you translate "wipe" and "wiping" computer files, in contrast to simple deletion? Wikipedia says "Wipe är en teknik som syftar till att försvåra återskapandet av en datafil." But how do you make a verb out of it? "Wipa"?
Nicolai Nickson
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4 +1rensa
Robin Joensuu

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1

Detta är den term som bl.a. Microsoft använder. När jag tänker på rensa/wipe så tänker jag på att ta bort flera filer, d.v.s. att man rensar till exempel en hel enhet från filer.

Example sentence(s):
  • "To remove all data from a mobile device that has been lost, stolen, or compromised."

Robin Joensuu
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