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How do I erase the data from an eMac without the startup discs?

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Nov 3, 2013 5:52 AM

The eMac was given to me years ago, and I don't seem to have (or was never given) the startup discs. How thorough will using only the erase function on the disc utility under applications be? I will be recycling the computer via the BestBuy recycling program, so (I would hope) the concers about someone trying to retreive the data might be minimal. There probably is little if any usable data on the computer in any case.

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