Takeback Programs – Numerous merchants of electronics provide takeback recycling programs for certain items. Both Staples and Best Buy offer recycling of laptops. Apple and Dell are two laptop manufacturers with comparable takeback policies for old devices.
How can I dispose of my old laptop safely?
Recycle your laptop – If your laptop is more than five years old or has a significant amount of wear and tear, recycling it may be the best solution, and there are several e-waste recycling services available. You may recycle your old laptop at Best Buy, which has an extensive recycling program.
How is a hard disk permanently erased?
Drive Wipe in Windows 8.1 – Are you still using Windows 8.1? Go to Options Change PC Settings Update and restore Restore. Under the Remove everything and reinstall Windows section, click Get Started. Click Next, then choose Completely wipe the drive to verify that everything is removed.