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How do I dispose of an old computer?

 
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spaceman82



Joined: 01 Dec 2009

PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:21 pm    Post subject: How do I dispose of an old computer? Reply with quote

I've got a laptop here that crashed a while back and I'd like to get rid of it. When it crashed, however, it totally crashed and so I didn't have a chance to delete data, pictures, etc. Any suggestions on how to safely dispose of it? Thanks!
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ttompatz



Joined: 05 Sep 2005
Location: Kwangju, South Korea

PostPosted: Fri Jan 18, 2013 6:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

i) open the case.
ii) pop out the HDD.

iii) put the carcass on the curb (it will disappear).

iv-a) put the HDD into a hard case (20k at yongsan)
iv-b) remove your data and

v-a) reuse the HDD
v-b) destroy the HDD.

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spaceman82



Joined: 01 Dec 2009

PostPosted: Sat Jan 19, 2013 4:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, ttompatz!
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