hard disc wipe

  only me 21:02 07 Dec 2005
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hi every one
as i am selling my comp to my daughter i want to wipe my hard disc what problems will i get do i need to to back up any thing how do i do that she is coming to pick it up sat 10 of dec
thank you if you help me out
don

  phono 21:06 07 Dec 2005

The easiest way is probably to format the hard drive and reinstall windows, that way your daughter will also end up with a more stable and responsive PC into the bargain.

  VoG II 21:07 07 Dec 2005
  phono 21:09 07 Dec 2005

Sorry forgot about tha backup part of your question, that is entirely up to you, any files documents or pictures that you need will obviously have to be backed up somewhere, but as I say, only you can decide what you want.

If you are running XP the Files and Settings Transfer Wizard is very good at achieving what you want.

  woodchip 21:14 07 Dec 2005
  only me 16:55 09 Dec 2005

thank for your advice i am bumping as wil need it tomorrow

  pj123 17:26 09 Dec 2005

"Selling it to your daughter" a member of your family. Are you that mean?

  only me 19:31 12 Dec 2005

thankyou for your quick responce
don
i am not mean the cuputer cost £1,300 and i soldit for £300

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