M-F: 9am-5pm

Sat: 10am-3pm

Sun: Closed


446 DuBois St

San Rafael, CA

94901, USA


(415) 457-8801

Data & Hard Drive Destruction

Secure and Professional Service

For a $10 fee we will remove your hard drive and destroy it for you. ($25 for Apple iMacs) This service is done quickly in our shop while you wait and you may personally witness its destruction. We can offer you a receipt for this service. We guarantee this is the best way to "brick" your hard drive; i.e. rendering it forever useless...so please note this process is permanent and irreversible. 


Please take measures to wipe or clear your own devices before recycling them.


For Businesses & Organizations:

For businesses in need of data destruction on a larger scale we are fully equipped to wipe or destroy all types of hard drives and/or devices using effective industry standards. 


$10/Drive/Device destruction fee ($25 for Apple iMacs)

$100 Certificate of Destruction, with serial number read-out and optional photo verification. Add one business day wait for Certificate of large quantities. (This is a one-time charge per order, not billed per harddrive)    


Below is a partial list of the companies and organizations that have used our data destruction services:

  • Autodesk
  • BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
  • Buck Institute for Research and Aging
  • Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • San Rafael Police Department
  • City of San Rafael
  • Amy's Kitchen
  • Petaluma Health Center
  • Restoration Hardware
  • And more


Most devices have a "Hard Reset/Clear" or "Clear All Settings/User Settings" or something along those lines that can be accessed through the device/phone/tablet.  Remove your device from any linked accounts and always remove any SIM cards also.


Renew Computers Inc. 446 DuBois Street, San Rafael, CA 415-457-8801