How to Clean a Hard Drive?

Answer If you are giving your computer away or recycling it, protect your identity by cleaning the computer's hard drive first. Otherwise, you risk exposing your personal information to a thief. You can't... Read More »

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How do I clean up a hard drive on Mac OS X?

Drag any files you no longer need into the Trash and then select "Empty Trash" from the Finder menu. Connect a backup hard drive or disc drive to the computer, copy all files and programs you want ... Read More »

Clean Hard Drive?

Boot from the original media and follow the reinstall instructions, remembering to format the drive when prompted to do so. Everything will be wiped, and you'll be left with just the OS.Plus, you d... Read More »

How do I clean up my hard drive?

Not as straight forward as some would let you believe, to really clean it out, and speed it up you need to do several things:1: Run latest Spyware & viruscheckers just in case2: Use Add/remove prog... Read More »

Wiping a Hard Disk Clean: How to Completely Erase a Hard Disk Drive?

If only it were as easy as deleting all your files and emptying the recycle bin, you could wipe a computer clean easily in a few minutes. Unfortunately, doing so just makes your personal and busine... Read More »