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Old 06-26-2010, 01:05 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My Dell inspiron 1501 quit working a few months ago after a fall so I bought a new pc. I sold the Dell on ebay for parts, and since it won't turn on, I cannot wipe the HDD clean. I certainly don't want him to have access to all my photos, documents, financial information, etc. If I remove the HDD from the laptop, will this remove all my data?
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removing the hard drive will remove your data. You can then connect it to your computer and retrieve the data. After that you can run a data nuke program on it, and put it back if you do not want the drive.
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Thanks.
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