Having problems with your Gateway GT5220 PC Desktop ?

I need to know how t wipe the harddrive clean so i can start over


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There are various ways to wipe the hard drive, but it depends on what you intend to do.
If you want to re-install Windows & have the Windows CD you can allow Windows to format the drive as part of the installation process. However if you want to securely wipe the drive so that you can install the OS & pass the machine on, I would suggest using something like Boot & Nuke:
http://www.dban.org/
or Active@ Kill Disk:
http://www.killdisk.com/
There are many other utilities to do the same job.
Insert your recovery CD that came with the computer, reboot, and follow the prompts to make a new partition and reinstall Windows.
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