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Old computers are safely disposed of by wiping the hard drive and donating or recycling the unit. Using a responsible electronics recycler keeps the computer and its potentially dangerous components out of the landfill. ... More »

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To dispose of a computer or computer equipment safely and in an environmentally responsible manner, back up and then destroy all data, then either donate, sell, repurpose or recycle the equipment. You can ask the compute... More »

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Most waste removal companies allow latex paint to go in the regular trash. Oil-based paint is considered a hazardous waste material and must be disposed of at a hazardous waste facility. More »

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To recycle your old computers safely, wipe out all the personal information on your hard drive and then dispose of the hardware through a reputable computer recycling service such as those offered by Apple, Best Buy and ... More »

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Some tips for finding highly rated laptop computers include first considering the design and weight of the laptop, not spending money on unnecessary features and researching the laptop's processor, hard drive and storage... More »

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A system unit is the metal case that houses and protects other computer components, such as the motherboard, hard drive, RAM, graphics card and central processing unit, or CPU, of a computer system. More »

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The four main components in a computer are the central processing unit, the random access memory, the motherboard and the hard drive. These components are responsible for a computer's primary functions, including process... More »

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