Data removal

  jerica 12:25 14 Aug 2011
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Hi, I've got and oldish computer that I want to give to charity, what is the best way of removing any data that is on the hard drive? Thanks.

  northumbria61 12:39 14 Aug 2011
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I would completely remove the old hard drive and destroy it with a hammer before parting with it !

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:59 14 Aug 2011

Or if you what to leave the drive in

wipe it with Killdisk http://www.killdisk.com/ and reinstall windows

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