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Windows 7: Reset all data about PC.

08 Jan 2011   #11
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

If you are trying to disguise the machine for some reason, and such reasons are invariably unlawful, then be warned that it is practically impossible without a great deal of time and effort and special tools coupled with the knowledge required to use them, and even then, any half way competent forensic analysis of a machine will show it has been disguised, and also usually recover the original data.

So, there is no sensible reason for a normal user to do this.

Basically, you are wasting your time.

If you want to surf anonymously then use a proxy/anonymiser like Tor or similar;

http://www.torproject.org/

<http://www.torproject.org/>

Regards....Mike Connor


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08 Jan 2011   #12
lord

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

God no, Im just trying to make my PC look new not evading forensic analysis, just want to remake some game and steam accounts (which none of them are banned :)) without them knowing its me even if they try to find it.
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08 Jan 2011   #13
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

The only way to do what you are describing, is to use a different machine...
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08 Jan 2011   #14
Mike Connor

Several, including Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lord View Post
God no, Im just trying to make my PC look new not evading forensic analysis, just want to remake some game and steam accounts (which none of them are banned :)) without them knowing its me even if they try to find it.
When gaming on internet sites or other networks that allow more or less full access to your machine, it is extremely difficult to disguise it. You would have to spend a great deal of time and effort on it, and know exactly how to do it.

These things are far beyond the scope or abilities of any normal user.

Regards....Mike Connor
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08 Jan 2011   #15
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lord View Post
God no, Im just trying to make my PC look new not evading forensic analysis, just want to remake some game and steam accounts (which none of them are banned :)) without them knowing its me even if they try to find it.

Okay it sounds like what you are trying to to violates the Terms of Use for steam, and the fact you are trying to do it without them being able to find you makes it seem borderline illegal.
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08 Jan 2011   #16
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

To change the serial or any such info of a hardware, eg, your graphics card, you'll have to flash its bios. But its too not applicable to all hardware stuffs. Infact, one's a computer has been used, it's nearly impossible to disguise it other than buying new stuffs or a whole new pc.
If any thing relies at software level to identify you, it can be done by restoring an image of the disc before the use of that 'thing' or wipe clean install of the OS.
However, if something 'ties' to your hardware for identification purpose, its impossible.
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08 Jan 2011   #17
thefabe

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit / XP Home sp3
 
 

This thread also violates forum rule #9 or extremely close to it.https://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html
Fabe
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08 Jan 2011   #18
mckillwashere

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thefabe View Post
This thread also violates forum rule #9 or extremely close to it.https://www.sevenforums.com/general-d...ease-read.html
Fabe
Thank you Fabe. I brought that up but that post was removed.(didnt bring up the rule though)
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08 Jan 2011   #19
EzioAuditore

Winbdows 7 ultimate x64 | Ubuntu 12.04 x64 LTS
 
 

So, better have it closed!
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08 Jan 2011   #20
lord

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by lord View Post
God no, Im just trying to make my PC look new not evading forensic analysis, just want to remake some game and steam accounts (which none of them are banned :)) without them knowing its me even if they try to find it.

Okay it sounds like what you are trying to to violates the Terms of Use for steam, and the fact you are trying to do it without them being able to find you makes it seem borderline illegal.
in fact for steam it just involves creating a new account. Me and some rl friends just wanted to do some sort of internet "rebirth" kind of thing but since its almost impossible we will just pass :\
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