How to wipe my HDD? Tags: How To Hard Drives Windows 7 Last response: December 24, 2012 8:11 PM in Windows 7 Share noctredors22 December 24, 2012 4:29:00 PM Say i want to sell my PC, how do i get rid of everything to make it like the first day i bought it? More about : wipe hdd Brett928S2 a b $ Windows 7 December 24, 2012 4:36:18 PM Use system restore , either built in or recovery discs... mcnumpty23 a b $ Windows 7 December 24, 2012 4:56:30 PM if you want to sell it you really need to totally securely erase the hard drive not just reload windows have bought plenty off ebay and even with windows reloaded using restore or recovery files could still be recovered use something like boot and nuke and overwrite it to at least DOD level then reload windows this takes time but its the way to be sure nothing can be recovered from it Related resources How to wipe HDD with bad sectors? - Forum Reusing HDD in a New Build - How to wipe it clean like a brand-new HDD - Forum How to completly wipe a HDD ? - Forum Should I completely Wipe my HDD ? - Forum How TO Wipe HDD Clean and Install Vista Fresh? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer scout_03 a b $ Windows 7 December 24, 2012 5:43:45 PM most drive maker have a free tool to do a full format of the drive writting 0 and 1 on it and after that reinstall the os with the user name unknown as admin. jaguarskx a b $ Windows 7 December 24, 2012 8:11:25 PM KillDisk http://www.lsoft.net/killdisk.aspx Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumComplete HDD wipe ForumPlease help NO HDD after HDD wipe ForumNeed to wipe HDD ForumHow do you completely wipe a HD ForumHow to wipe drives? ForumHow to Wipe with Dban??? ForumNeed to wipe HDD fully and keep hdd back to full 500gb and restall Win Forum[Long] Cannot boot after screwing with drives, don't know how to wipe ForumWhat would you do? Wipe old hdd ForumHDD Wipe Forum"Reboot and select Proper boot device" ForumHOW WE CAN FIND USB DEVICE ForumHow to retrieve information using the cmd command ForumHow to resolve 0x80070057? error comes ForumHow do i change date, year on certain pc programs on my pc More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !