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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

By July 8, 2014

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Android factory reset doesn't delete all data

A new report provides a wake-up call for Android users looking to protect their data, and potato salad dreams continue to grow for the quirky Kickstarter that is inspiring other food-related projects.

By July 8, 2014

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Perform a factory reset on your Chromecast

CNET's Dan Graziano shows you how to revert your Chromecast back to its original factory state.

January 23, 2014

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How to factory reset a Mac

If you are selling or donating your old Mac, be sure to secure your data and properly set it up for the new owners.

By October 10, 2013

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How to factory reset the Nokia Lumia 900

If you're selling your Lumia 900 or are having issues with it and want to start fresh, you'll need to do a factory reset. Here's how.

By May 17, 2012

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How to factory reset the BlackBerry PlayBook

Having issues with your PlayBook? Perhaps you are looking to sell it. It's a good idea to restore it in either case. Learn how to factory reset your BlackBerry Playbook in our next CNET How To video.

By July 25, 2011

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How to do a factory reset on Android

Learn how to perform this "last resort" method on your Android.

By June 13, 2011

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Samsung smartphones vulnerable to remote data wipe

Code that's making the rounds on the Internet could trigger a factory reset on the handsets without warning, a security researcher discovers.

By September 25, 2012

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What does the 'Reset Print System' routine in OS X do?

The Reset Print System routine in OS X performs a number of adjustments to the print service's files and configurations to restore factory default settings, but these steps can be manually performed or can even be undone, if needed.

By May 10, 2013

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The best way to completely wipe your Android device

The default data wipe tool in Android may not be enough to permanently eliminate personal data on your old device.

By July 8, 2014