Selling a PC can be intimidating at first. The biggest concern is data. It's not enough to just delete and erase some files because on a PC there are million different places your data is hiding in. So the easiest way is to factory restore it and be safe. For Windows 8 users a factory reset is easier than ever! This is how:
Go into your settings.Select Change PC settings option.In General scroll down and select the Get started button under Remove everything and reinstall WindowsWARNING: If you are on a laptop make sure your are plugged in to power.Click next and wait for your PC to restore itself (this can take up to several hours).
Once the restore is complete your PC will go into first-time setup. It will be as if it is being turned on for the first time, at this point theres no need to set up a new account because you are ready to sell your PC!
Check out our simple tutorial to learn how to factory reset and wipe your data from your windows 8 computer using the built in recovery. If you machine lacks a built in recovery use any system restore disks that came with the computer or ask the manufacturer to mail you them.