How to truely reset a laptop?

ilikecocacola123

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Hello all!

So I got a couple of old laptops lying around and they are filled with a bunch of bloatware, trash, and probably some viruses as well. I was wondering how can I really clean the laptops, clean as in get rid of EVERYTHING. I don't mind losing anything, I just want functional laptops.

Laptops
1. HP Pavilion DV6-6C29WM
2. Dell Inspiron N7010

Thank you for stopping by, look forward to reading the responses.
 

USAFRet

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Assuming not SSD's, DBAN
Wipe the drive.

Then, reinstall whichever OS's you have valid licenses for and are applicable to the system.
 

ilikecocacola123

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What do you mean by valid licenses? Do I have to buy windows? Also I don't have a disk drive for any system recovery or windows.
 
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