31 Dec '16, 2am

#Computers #Hardware #Recycling How to recycle your old computer

#Computers #Hardware #Recycling How to recycle your old computer

Recycling and reusing computers is food for the environment and your wallet Computers become obsolete for a variety of reasons — old age, insufficient specs, malfunctioning hardware, or users simply want an upgrade. From selling hardware to be repurposed or bringing your computer to a branded recycling program to help minimize e-waste, there are a variety of measures you can take to recycle your old computer. Wipe your hard drive Before recycling any computer parts, you should wipe the hard drive clean. Hard drives hold sensitive personal information, and a savvy identity thief savaging through your personal data is a risk you don’t want to run. There are a number of measures you can take to wipe your hard drive of any personal information. For Windows PCs, Microsoft employs certified refurbishers who can professionally and securely clear your personal data. Likewise, Appl...

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