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Throwing out a computer

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by zoezoe2u, Jan 21, 2006.

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  1. zoezoe2u

    zoezoe2u Thread Starter

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    I want to give away my computer for junk or parts.....how do i get rid of everything off my computer?
     
  2. frankjohn

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    See if your local PC repair shop might be interested?
     
  3. GripS

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    download a disk utility for your hard drive. You may already have the disk that came with your hard drive. If not visit the manufacturer website and you can download it there.

    The application should be bootable from a CD-R or from a set of floppy's. Select the 'Zero Fill' option and that should wipe your hard drive clean.

    Look up 'PC recycle' in your local phone book and see if there is one available in your area.
     
  4. JohnWill

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    KillDisk will remove EVERYTHING from the hard disk.
     
  5. zoezoe2u

    zoezoe2u Thread Starter

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    I think ill just give it to my nearest computer store (small box not large box store) that i used before for repairs. Ill let them do it for me.:) :)
     
  6. loserOlimbs

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    Another option would be to wipe the drive, and give the PC to Goodwill, or some company of the like.
     
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