data cleansing

  Shirazz 20:01 04 Feb 09

I need to return a PC to Dell (they've offered a replacement) and I want to scrub my drive due to there being sensitive material (legal reports) on it. Can someone recommend a drive cleaner/scrubber I can purchase that will do a reasonable job? I'm expecting Dell to behave responsibly at their end in terms of disposal.

  MAT ALAN 20:04 04 Feb 09

click here

click here

either of these will help...

  MAJ 20:14 04 Feb 09

After using MAT ALAN's suggestion, you can then return the computer to factory settings using the Dell built-in utility.

  Shirazz 20:31 04 Feb 09

Thank you Mat & Maj. I'll take a look at those suggestions. I need something relatively idiot-proof as I'm a competent PC user rather than being wholly IT proficient.

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