How do I permanently delete everything off my laptop?
How do I wipe my computer and start over?
- Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, tap Settings, and then tap Change PC settings.
- Tap or click Update and recovery, and then tap or click Recovery.
- Under Remove everything and reinstall Windows, tap or click Get started.
- Follow the instructions on the screen.
How do I prepare my computer for sale?
- Step 1: Back Up All Your Files. G/O Media may get a commission.
- Step 2: Deauthorize Any Software. Advertisement.
- Step 3: Securely Format Your Hard Drive. Advertisement.
- Step 4: Reinstall the Operating System. Advertisement.
- Step 5: Clean it Up. Advertisement.
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