Windows 10: Question about wiping laptop to sell later

Discus and support Question about wiping laptop to sell later in Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade to solve the problem; I'm resetting my wife's old laptop so we can sell it. When the reset is complete, and Windows starts wanting me to add a name, location and all the... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Installation and Upgrade' started by cbiweb, Jun 15, 2021.

  1. cbiweb Win User

    Question about wiping laptop to sell later


    I'm resetting my wife's old laptop so we can sell it. When the reset is complete, and Windows starts wanting me to add a name, location and all the other personalization stuff, is it possible to simply shut off the laptop at that time without entering any info like that? I ask because I have no idea who the next owner will be, and would rather have them set it with their information.

    :)
     
    cbiweb, Jun 15, 2021
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  2. Wipe all personal data from a laptop bfore selling.

    Hello community!

    I want to sell mt Asus Transformer t100ta and I would like to wipe all my personal data off.

    I have bought it about 2 years ago and had windows 8.1 and office 2013 preintalled on it, soformatting and installing a clean verson does not an option because I had a win 8.1 and now win 10.

    I would lke to hear any suggestion!!

    Thanks a lot!
     
    NikolayChernuha, Jun 15, 2021
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    ElizabethSimonsSH, Jun 15, 2021
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  4. ram93 Win User

    Question about wiping laptop to sell later

    laptop doesnt boot automatically

    This is what happened.

    1. Did a repair install and later disabled hibertnate in CMD.
    2. Enabled legacy option ROM in BIOS.
    3. After a few times startup ( i used the system in such mode for 5 days), changed boot option back to default.
    4. Vola!! It boots automatically to win10 without any keypress. Tested it with many starts to confirm the same.
    5. Re-enabled hibernate option using CMD and later selected Fast Startup.
    6. System booted normally, without the need for any keypress.

    I do not know exactly whether such steps resolved the problem or what else happened, hence cannot suggest above steps.

    Many thanks to all members who helped to troubleshoot problems.
     
    ram93, Jun 15, 2021
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