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Selling HP 6280 Pavilion. How do I wipe my disc clean and re install windows?

Selling HP 6280 Pavilion. No copies of windows came with it. How do I wipe my disc clean and re install windows 7?

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Re: Selling HP 6280 Pavilion. How do I wipe my disc clean and re install windows?

Hi,

 

If you are using a standalone retail copy of Windows and don't want to preserve anything on the hard drive then use Killdisk(it's a freebie) to wipe the hard drive.  This will remove all partitions including the recovery partition. Windows 7 does have a format option that can also be used.

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