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Have a compaq presario 7550, bought a new computer, how do I wipe my info?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by angiec_73, Apr 30, 2010.

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  1. angiec_73

    angiec_73 Thread Starter

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    I have the quickrestore disk, but I'd rather leave the programs on it. I just want my personal stuff gone.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jack Hackett

    Jack Hackett

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    In a nutshell
    Create a New User Account with admin rights
    login to this new account
    remove your user account and delete user files
    delete any other files / folders you have created on the drive
    Download and install Eraser
    open Eraser's properties and set the secure wiping as required
    run eraser and wipe the free disk space of your hard drive
    that should do you
     
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