Removing passwords etc

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tewitt1949

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Hi Guys... I'm getting rid of a couple old laptops with 8.1 on them. I need info on how to get rid of all personal info like passwords book marks etc. I know the person getting the pc but I'd feel better if my personal info wasn't on it.

How do I find passwords and book marks? Anything else I should get rid of?
 

TerryNet

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And the recipients will be getting seemingly new computers if the hardware is still working decently.
 

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Boot to a Windows 8 or 8.1 installation DVD or USB flash drive, optionally format or delete partition(s), and follow the prompts to install.

Alternatively, if the Recovery partition is still usable or you have a set of Recovery DVDs boot to that and install.
 

tewitt1949

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I am not very pc intelligent. I did not get any installation disks with it and I have no idea about partitions or how to remove them. Sorry I'm so dumb.
 

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What is the brand name and model name and model number and serial number of both laptops?
Did they both originally come with Windows 8.1 installed in them?
Do they both still have a working internet connection and can load their Windows operating system?

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