You need to remove all files from the hard drive.

Original title: I need to empty my drive hard so that I can reinstall windows XP - I bought new computer and put my old one family member...

I don't want my personal info on my old computer.  I was told to empty / delete (?) my hard drive, then reinstall

Windows xp from the operating system CD.   Even if I throw the old computer, I want all the info removed for security all



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