Re: Securing Documents when getting repairs

From: David H. Lipman (DLipman~nospam~_at_Verizon.Net)
Date: 10/09/04

Date: Sat, 09 Oct 2004 02:19:41 GMT

Remove the hard disk. Any reputable service center can install a replacement hard disk for
temporary purposes.


"itsme" <> wrote in message
| I have to bring my laptop in for a repair. Something with the screen. But I
| can assume that the repair person will want to boot up my computer to do
| diagnostics. I want to secure my documents. I thought I could just password
| protect my user name and then setup another user for the repair person using
| windows xp. But how secure is my stuff? Can he get into my files?