Probably a stupid question but am pretty IT illiterate. I need my laptop screen changing. Do I wipe all my personal finance information from my laptop before handing it in to a repair shop. The laptop is face is enabled.
weathervane1 · 08/06/2023 14:56
You could do that. An alternative that some repair places use is to hand you your hard drive on handover, pop in their own with a simple windows installation - enough to see that the screen is working correctly, replace the screen, test it and then swap your hard drive back in when you collect it. I agree with the previous poster though, I'd remove sensitive data before letting a stranger near my computer.
weathervane1 · 08/06/2023 15:25
@RoxyMuzak I thought of that but wondered if they might want to give the new screen a graphic workout and test refresh rates etc. In truth a new screen will either work or it won't - there isn't normally a half way where it only partially works.
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