system restore without cd

  lister110 30 Dec 10
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Hi Guys,

I have a PC which runs Vista Home Premium. I am in the process of selling the PC but wish to completely wipe the drive and restore back to Vista default settings, leaving no trace of personal details etc.

I have looked around for various ways to wipe the drive without using the CD (Never had one). But there seems so many long winded ways to do this (Also I know very little when it comes to PC systems).

I found this link.. but does this completely wipe the drive clean ready for the PC to be sold?

click here

Thanks


rob

  rdave13 31 Dec 10

You should be able to restore it to factory settings. Have a look at your manual.
Enter 'User' as a name when you restore as the PC will need an Administrator account if you did not have a Vista disc with your PC.

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