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Q: laptop disposal ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: laptop disposal
Category: Computers > Hardware
Asked by: bigsticks-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 18 Dec 2003 08:22 PST
Expires: 17 Jan 2004 08:22 PST
Question ID: 288307
How do I 1) delete the contents of my laptop, 2) safely dispose of my
laptop. I live in San Diego, CA. Thanks!
Subject: Re: laptop disposal
Answered By: joseleon-ga on 18 Dec 2003 08:33 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello, bigsticks:
  There is a company near where you live that can make easy the
disposal of your laptop, check out:
BSI Electronic Recyclers

Check out the Services page, because they even provide a data removal service:


And there is a Free Pickup Service if you are located in the Los
Angeles or Orange County area.

Check out also the pricing:


And you can place a request directly from the web page:

Search strategy

laptop disposal california


Request for Answer Clarification by bigsticks-ga on 19 Dec 2003 08:47 PST
Thanks. Do you know how I can delete the data on my laptop??

Clarification of Answer by joseleon-ga on 19 Dec 2003 10:11 PST
  Are you looking for a free solution or a software package is ok for you?


Request for Answer Clarification by bigsticks-ga on 19 Dec 2003 14:46 PST
Free if possible. I don't even really need to delete everything. Maybe
just remove the o/s or something like that - something I can do
without too much effort.

Clarification of Answer by joseleon-ga on 20 Dec 2003 03:57 PST
Hello, bigsticks:
  Ok, then I think you just need to follow this procedure:

How to erase my hard disk drive and start over

It's just a matter to boot your computer from a floppy and format your hard disk.

Let me know if you need additional help, I'm here to help you!

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