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Windows 7: Active Kill Disc advice needed

05 Aug 2014   #1
webgal318

Windows Seven Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Active Kill Disc advice needed

Hello
I am recommending Active Kill Disc to a friend who wants to clear her computer before donating to charity. Can she effectively run Active Kill Disc from the "Run" option after download? I don't think she would have any idea on how to change the boot order sequence and further create a bootable disc from which to run this program.

Thanks for your advice.

Webgal


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05 Aug 2014   #2
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

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Can she effectively run Active Kill Disc from the "Run" option after download?
No.

Windows will not allow direct writing to the disk while it is running. Anyway, Active Kill Disk is not a Windows program. The only way it can run is from external bootable media.
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05 Aug 2014   #3
webgal318

Windows Seven Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Clearing out old computer before donating

Are there any programs that would effectively clean out a computer prior to donating to charity?
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05 Aug 2014   #4
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

This tutorial should be helpful.
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Windows 7 Installation - Prepare PC to be Sold
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