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HP Simplesave delete backup and start over

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I have a HP Pavilion Slimline s5503w that I have had for about two and half years. I haven't used it very much mostly for schooling. I have tried everything to erase everything off the hard drive, but still no success. I need everything deleted as soon as possible. I want everything on the hard drive gone. I have already taken everything I need off of the computer and put in on a disk or a USB. I have talked to HP experts online, but they keep sending me different places saying they can't help my problem. 

 

 

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According to HP"s Simple Save site, it is possible to format the entire Simple Save drive. The page I found is old, but the logic and guide (under Vista OS) is current. Just follow the guide to format the drive.  You can also download the SimpleSave program to re-install it from here. Just select your drive.

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I just formatted the SimpleSave drive so it's now just another hard drive with no software on it.  Now I just right click the folders on my PC that I want to back up and select "Send to" and send them to the SimpleSave drive. I'm using it as a backup drive just as before. I'm just backing up manually instead of automatically.  No biggie.

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