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Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by crossing75, Mar 21, 2013.

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  1. crossing75

    crossing75 Thread Starter

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    I know this has to be a dumb question, so I apologize ahead of time.
    I am going to sell my PC, and I want to clean my HD. I have read where I can download a program to do this.
    My question is that after I clear the HD will my windows 7 still be in tact, and the other programs that originally
    came on the pc.

    Thanks in advance
    Marilyn
     
  2. valis

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    no, the OS will be gone. The drive cleaners return the HD to the factory reset.
     
  3. crossing75

    crossing75 Thread Starter

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    Thank you for such a quick response. So if I understand you correctly windows 7 will be wiped out!
    Now I want to sell the pc and windows7 was already on it and I did not get windows on a disc for reinstalling.
     
  4. valis

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    well, all the pc's I've sold in the past (or given away) I always wiped the machine, and let the buyer put the OS on it.
     
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