How do I back up my laptop before I clean it?

Answer Cleaning your computer system (reinstalling your operating system) effectively wipes out all of your data so it is important to back up your vital files before you begin. You must know what files t... Read More »

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How to Clean Out Information Before Selling a Laptop?

Anyone planning on selling a laptop who has concerns about privacy should clean out the information from the laptop before selling it. You can do this by restoring the computer to its factory setti... Read More »

How do I clean out information before selling a laptop?

Format the hard drive. Insert the operating system CD in the CD drive and restart the computer. Choose to install Windows again by agreeing to the license agreement. Choose the current hard drive ... Read More »

How to Back Up Data Before a Clean Install?

Microsoft has a few techniques to help users back up and restore data after performing operating system installations, but a clean install has no recourse. When system administrators begin the proc... Read More »

How to Clean the Back of Used Tile Before Reinstalling?

Undamaged used tiles can be installed in a new location. But before you apply new adhesive to secure the tile you must first remove the old adhesive. Mastic, the adhesive used to secure many types ... Read More »