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Old 09-03-2009, 10:09 PM   #1
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Default Selling my computer, help with cleaning.

Can you guys help me make my pc like new for the buyer. I need something to wipe my hard drive and also over write it. I do have the OS reinstall disc for the buyer so is there a way to wipe the OS to make it like new?

I read something that said i need a drivers cd but all I have is the reinstall disc for the OS
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:10 PM   #2
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Find the drivers online, and do a re-install.
But re-format when asked during the first part of the OS setup.
Really want to thoughouly wipe it, write all 0's to the hard drive.
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Old 09-04-2009, 10:28 AM   #3
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Default Re: Selling my computer, help with cleaning.

Just format/re-install the OS. It will ask you to format it when you run the reinstall disks. If they are 'restore' disks that came with the computer then usually they will reinstall all the drivers and software that came with the computer.
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