Giving my old pc away

  chocolatejo987 21:26 12 Sep 07

I've just given my broken pc away - now just having a panic about the info on it....should i try and cancel the deal?

Just6 thinking about my pictures and wise etc.

  snoopygirl 21:28 12 Sep 07

hi cant you delete every think off first

  chocolatejo987 21:29 12 Sep 07

It wont turn on. Its a blank screen with lots of clanking noises.

So I've brought it back inside (was being collected from my garden). Hope they hadnt left already!

  chocolatejo987 21:30 12 Sep 07

Is there anything I csn pull out to remive all the personal data?

  chocolatejo987 21:30 12 Sep 07

Thanks Marg7 - which one is the hard drive?

  chocolatejo987 21:39 12 Sep 07

Thanks, found it but have no screw driver!

  Technotiger 21:54 12 Sep 07

No screwdriver!! Have you got a nail-file?

  Technotiger 21:55 12 Sep 07

Or small knife?

  Technotiger 21:59 12 Sep 07

Also, before you loosen the screws, as I am sure you eventually will, remove the cables from the back of the hard drive first, one of them (the power cable) is usually pretty stiff and not easy to pull off.

  chocolatejo987 06:57 13 Sep 07

Thanks for advice - I tried a hair clip and a knife and couldnt get the crews to move, so will have to get a screw driver from somewhere.
I re-arranged pick up, so at least the panic has gone!

  Meshuga 07:47 13 Sep 07

chocolatejo987, I`m sure that you must have neighbours so why not borrow a screwdriver. Or buy one.

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