Clean My Computer

How do I clean my computer before returning it to my employer?

So, it is time for you to return your computer to your employer? You know you have personal information on your computer, and so you ask yourself "How do I clean my computer before returning it to my employer?"

How to Clean My Computer - Step 1

Determine what state your computer needs to be in before you return it. For example, which of the following needs to get done?

  • Erase Windows Activity
  • Erase traces of your Internet activity
  • Remove any viruses or spyware
  • Delete cookies
  • Delete images and information from your cache
  • Delete personal or other files
  • Remove programs that you have installed

How to Clean My Computer - Step 2

Choose an appropriate tool to get your computer to that state. For example, do you need to:

Remove everything from your computer, including your operating system?

Choose WipeDrive

Remove everything from your computer, except your operating system?

Choose WipeDrive and then reinstall the operating system.

Clean all traces of your activities, but leave programs and the operating system intact?

Choose SystemSaver

How to Clean My Computer - Step 3

Follow the procedures when you run either WipeDrive or SystemSaver to properly clean your computer.

How to Clean My Computer - Step 4

Return it to your employer, knowing that you have permanently cleaned your data from your computer!