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Offline AngusMcCoatup

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Re: Disposing of old PC
« Reply #27 on: Thursday 25 June 20 21:49 BST (UK) »
The retailer where I purchased my last PC offers a service to take in old electronic equipment for destruction.  Very convenient.

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I'd still make sure there was no personal data readable on any drive before handing it over for recycling. Or remove any drive entirely.

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Re: Disposing of old PC
« Reply #28 on: Sunday 28 June 20 13:04 BST (UK) »

              " Am hoping that my 'medical procedure' (cataracts) might happen sooner rather later"

                 Good luck mate, hope everything is successful.


                  " I'd still make sure there was no personal data readable on any drive before handing it over for recycling. Or remove any drive entirely."

                Excellent advice from Angus :D

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Re: Disposing of old PC
« Reply #29 on: Friday 10 July 20 22:01 BST (UK) »
A relation of mine purchased a reconditioned/updated computer from a 'reputable' shop. Worked OK for years... was very surprised to find  porno pics on it. Couldn't understand where they'd come from !