Removing Files

  Robe 16:19 02 Mar 2003
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I have just purchased a new computer and am giving my old one to a colleague. Before disposal I want to make sure that all datafiles that I created are removed and can't be retrieved as I used machine for work as well as home use. I want to leave operting system and most of programs on as I won't be needing them on my new machine. What is best way of ensuring that none of files can be retrieved.

  spikeychris 16:33 02 Mar 2003

Just delete the files and empty the recycle bin. Clear your temp files and unless your friend has some high end forensic gear it will be safe.

Chris

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