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1 Old Desktop, 1 Old Laptop

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#1 DarkLiter


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Posted 18 May 2011 - 07:01 PM

Okay so, I have an old Desktop PC and a laptop. The laptop is basically crap, as it overheats and the power cord isn't stable. (constantly shutdowns if the cord is even touched). Now my problem is, I can't find any place to recycle this nearby unless I want to go for a nice drive and i don't want to throw it away and get fined for it.... Is there anything I can do to make use out of them. They are just sitting around. I need ideas! If anything I'll just give the Desktop to my sister. She can get some minimal use out of it.

Basically I just want to put a nail through the HDs and get rid of it, but no one will take it! rawr Yes I could donate them, but I don't feel like formatting them 10x to make sure they're clean of personal info

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#2 FrankOtheMountaiN


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Posted 18 May 2011 - 07:32 PM

Ebay auction. (remove hard drives). Sell both together. Put the shipping high enough to cover shipping cost. The rest is gravy.

Edited by FrankOtheMountaiN, 18 May 2011 - 07:34 PM.

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#3 killerx525


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Posted 19 May 2011 - 01:33 AM

You could donate it and take out the hard drive before giving it.

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