Selling a laptop for spares

  collinsc 14:15 14 Jan 2012


I am considering selling my old laptop for spares (poss get £40 for it).

Is there a way to remove all data and safely sell it on?

Advice appreciated.


  Ian in Northampton 14:33 14 Jan 2012

Just remove the hard drive... If it's an old laptop, the hard drive capacity will likely be small, so not very saleable as a spare anyway.

  collinsc 15:03 14 Jan 2012

hi, thanks, oh ok, so just unscrew the HD and destroy it...

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 15:09 14 Jan 2012

or if you want to sell the drive use the drive wipe tool in CCleaner

or use the drive as spare storage by putting it in a usb caddy

  collinsc 16:09 14 Jan 2012

ok, thanks

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