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Giving my old laptop to my mother. Questions.

#11-CJF-Posted 8/16/2014 3:04:29 PM
CammyApple posted...
-CJF- posted...
You will be given the option to format if you boot from the disc.


Solid.

No need to kill itunes or steam or anything like that previous right?

I suppose I should make certain I pick up 64bit Windows 7 disc too.


When you select to format the hard drive all data on the drive will be wiped, you won't need to uninstall Steam or iTunes individually.
#12Loserman15Posted 8/16/2014 3:05:08 PM
yeah, it'll probably work. and if not, just call Microsoft and tell them you had to replace a part which made it non-genuine. I've had to do it once, worked just fine.
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#13CammyApple(Topic Creator)Posted 8/16/2014 3:06:03 PM
-CJF- posted...
CammyApple posted...
-CJF- posted...
You will be given the option to format if you boot from the disc.


Solid.

No need to kill itunes or steam or anything like that previous right?

I suppose I should make certain I pick up 64bit Windows 7 disc too.


When you select to format the hard drive all data on the drive will be wiped, you won't need to uninstall Steam or iTunes individually.


I should probably deauthorize that machine for them though I suppose.
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#14Garage_ManPosted 8/16/2014 3:07:49 PM
CammyApple posted...
Garage_Man posted...
CammyApple posted...
I don't want her to have the stock OEM nonsense that came with the machine.


Don't lie, you don't want her to find your pron collection :p


Truth be told I have no porn on any of my machines. I know it's a tragedy but it's the way things are.

(I forgot to back things up when I switched from Linux and lost all my media)

I just don't want to spend a great deal of time futzing with the restore discs and then removing junk.


Ha I don't have any either. Just messing with you :p
#15CammyApple(Topic Creator)Posted 8/16/2014 3:11:20 PM
Garage_Man posted...
CammyApple posted...
Garage_Man posted...
CammyApple posted...
I don't want her to have the stock OEM nonsense that came with the machine.


Don't lie, you don't want her to find your pron collection :p


Truth be told I have no porn on any of my machines. I know it's a tragedy but it's the way things are.

(I forgot to back things up when I switched from Linux and lost all my media)

I just don't want to spend a great deal of time futzing with the restore discs and then removing junk.


Ha I don't have any either. Just messing with you :p


It's all good. What people keep on their machines is none of my business. =P
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Everything's shiny, Cap'n. Not to fret.
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