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'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby Mr Onion » October 16th, 2014, 3:11 pm

I need to wipe a SSD before RMAing it. I have tried HDDErase but it just errors out.

Any other ideas?
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Re: 'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby random/random » October 16th, 2014, 4:25 pm

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Re: 'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby Gary R » October 16th, 2014, 5:18 pm

For a bit of general info on erasing SSDs see ... http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/securely-e ... estroying/

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Re: 'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby Mr Onion » October 17th, 2014, 6:29 am

Kingston recommend the HDDErase, but that just errors.

I'll check that link Gary. Thanks.
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Re: 'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby Mr Onion » October 17th, 2014, 4:05 pm

All done now. Many thanks
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Re: 'Wiping' a SSD

Unread postby Gary R » October 17th, 2014, 6:43 pm

You're welcome. :)
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