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Clearing out my laptop

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#1 bryan123456789


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Posted 28 January 2015 - 02:05 PM

Okay, so i have a new laptop. And i wanna give my old laptop to my mom. But i want all my files and stuff off it. Kind of like a reformat. How would i go about that? Even if i use the return to factory settings option.. i heard some files and settings might be recoverable...

I heard i should use DBAN (dariks boot and nuke) program... 

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#2 Sintharius


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Posted 28 January 2015 - 02:17 PM

My suggestion is to perform a factory restore, then use CCleaner's Wipe Free Space option.

After that you can use Recuva or any other data recovery software to check if you have missed anything.

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