With a little bit of effort and some time, you can turn that slow, old laptop or desktop into extra cash
Though it may run slow and feel outdated, you might be surprised at how much money your trusty old laptop could nab. Even a couple hundred dollars can be worth it to you to sell rather than recycle or shove in a drawer to be forgotten.
Before turning that sluggish PC into cold hard cash, though, you'll need to do some housekeeping. From backing up your personal files to wiping the hard drive, set aside some time to ensure your PC is ready for its new owner.
- Backup your personal files
- Sign out of all your accounts
- Erase the hard drive - better still, replace the drive
- Check system specs - HDD/SSD size, Year, Make & Model, RAM, CPU etc
- List it online
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Source by CNET | August 31, 2020