What is the best way to clean all the data off my computer before giving it away?

by on December 21, 2010

Q: I have a sony vaio VNG-A690 laptop. I want to completely take all info off the computer and give it away. How is the easiest way to do this?


One Response to “What is the best way to clean all the data off my computer before giving it away?”
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    I suggest ‘Boot and Nuke’: http://www.dban.org/

    Follow the documentation on the website. This software is run from a CD you create, and will permanently erase all data on all hard drives connected to a computer.