How to wipe my HDD? Tags: 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... m 0 l 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 m 0 l Related resources How can I COMPLETELY wipe an HDD? - Forum Just replaced my old HDD.How to wipe everything off old HDD? - Forum How to wipe hdd of laptop for clean install of new Linux OS? - Forum How to completely wipe an internal HDD before reselling? - Forum How do I wipe Win7 off of my HDD? - 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. m 0 l jaguarskx a b $ Windows 7 December 24, 2012 8:11:25 PM KillDisk http://www.lsoft.net/killdisk.aspx m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to clean wipe a hdd with windows 8 Forum Solvedhow do i wipe my hdd without a functioning mobo? Forum SolvedHow to: De-partition a HDD; Wipe out a HDD Forum SolvedHow to format/wipe a HDD clean Forum SolvedReusing HDD in a New Build - How to wipe it clean like a brand-new HDD Forum How to access (then wipe) data on old HDD Forum How to wipe HDD with bad sectors? Forum How to wipe my data from a HDD Forum How to wipe SSD & HDD & Install Clean OEM Forum How TO Wipe HDD Clean and Install Vista Fresh? Forum I have wiped my computer's hard drive and started over. How can I retreive my backup files from an external HDD that is very Forum SolvedWill installing Windows 7 64-bit wipe my HDD Forum SolvedTo upgrade to Windows 8.1 would I have to wipe both my SSD and HDD? Forum SolvedWindows re-install, need to wipe 2nd hdd? Forum SolvedDo I wipe or reformat this HDD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !