[arch-general] [OT] Sending a laptop to the repair shop

Tom Gundersen teg at jklm.no
Fri Sep 21 04:20:41 EDT 2012

On Sep 21, 2012 2:39 AM, "Manolo Martínez" <manolo at austrohungaro.com> wrote:
> Just a quick question. What do you guys do when you have to leave your
> laptop at the repair shop? Do you create a new user for them, you
> give them your user and password and hope for the best, ask them to use
> a live CD? What?

Remove the HDD. Otherwise they might get the idea to wipe it or something
equally stupid.

If you are concerned about privacy then creating a separate user won't make
much difference long add they have the hardware.


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