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tillardranch
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how to clear computer before selling it

i just dont need my desk top anymore & its only a year old but would lkie to have my personal info off before selling it.

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lasvegaswireman
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Re: how to clear computer before selling it

Please use the HP Recovery Manager or the HP Recovery Discs you created, to return the computer to a factory like state. If you are worried that someone may still get your personal information, download DBAN 2.2.8 Beta for CD-R and DVD-R media. After you burn this bootable ISO, insert the CD/DVD into the computer and boot DBAN. Select the options to erase the hard drive and let it run. When finished use your HP Recovery Discs to return the computer to a factory like state.

 

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