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Question Dell replacing components!!!?

Hi, My new Dell XPS laptop gets very hot while playing games such as COD MW2. Within the next week, my laptop will be taken to have the motherboard replaced in an attempt to fix this problem. However I have some illgelly downloaded games on my Harddrive. Will Dell be able to access these files? Will a password prevent them from accessing them, or can they override passowords? What should I do? Sorry for not mentioning, when I said it gets hot I meant the components actually get hot, according to Core Temp and GPU-Z.

Asked By: - 2/21/2011
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They CAN view anything they want, but they will generally not bother to. While they are "mandated reporters" for illgal copies of windows, they are not mandated for other software (except maybe a couple high end software, NOT games). USUALLY they don't even look at your HD, they remove it and use a test drive... More
Answered By: Harrison H - 2/21/2011
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They have the ABILITY to access your files, but they won't. Windows doesn't store files securely - it's really easy to access them by just running a linux live cd. If you're really worried, just remove your hard drive, and include a note saying you've removed it due to the presence of personal files on the drive.
Answered By: Michael - 2/21/2011
 
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