Disposal of household PCs raises the concern over important private data stored in the hard disk. Hard disks found in PCs collected for recycling are, after disassembly, break the hard disk promptly.
Consumers who wish to prevent data leakage from disposal are recommended to exercise one's own responsibility to delete data.
- Moving data into "Trash/Recycling Bin"
- Executing "delete"
- Deleting with "Empty Trash/Recycling Bin"
- Formatting disk with software
- Restoring PC to default with Recovery CD