Completely erase an SSD? Tags: SSD Storage Last response: March 12, 2011 2:42 AM in Storage Share asantesoul March 11, 2011 10:54:51 AM Just wanted to know if theres a sure way I can completely eradicate all the info on an ssd ..I'll be taking this one back to the store...i wanna know if I can erase, or restore it so there's no data! Please help me out...I gotta do this today More about : completely erase ssd WyomingKnott a c 306 G Storage March 11, 2011 12:44:00 PM A "Secure Erase" command was added to the SATA command set. You need to get a utility that will send it to the drive. Take a look here: https://ata.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/ATA_Secure_Erase, or Google SSD SECURE ERASE. Tom's Hardware uses this between passes of SSD testing to reset the drives to a completely unused state. m 0 l asantesoul March 11, 2011 12:50:08 PM Thanks alot! I'm gonna check it out m 0 l Related resources How can I completely erase an SSD for use as a non-boot drive? - Forum COMPLETELY erasing HDD/SSD -HOW? - Forum How do I completely erase everything from a secondary HDD ? - Forum How to completely erase a hard drive? - Forum Erase completely without Windows? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer tecmo34 a c 143 G Storage March 11, 2011 7:40:13 PM Also, some vendors have their own toolbox / application (like Intel and OCZ) that have a Secure Erase feature built into the application. It is the easiest way to do so with those apps. Also, HDDErase is another very well known / used application for a secure erase on a SSD or hard drive. m 0 l asantesoul March 12, 2011 2:42:51 AM toolbox? im using an ocz ...what is a definite way to erase that particular ssd m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How To Uninstall windows 8 and completely erase everything on my hard drive Forum How to completely erase data/information in hard disks Forum how to completely erase data from failed harddrive Forum SolvedHow to erase SSD without mouse or keyboard. Forum Solvedwhats the best way to make a disk to erase an ssd Forum HDD Issues, need to completely erase it. Forum How can I completely erase my hard drive and reinstall windows 7? Forum SolvedSSD - Secure Erase or Quick Format Forum SolvedHow to erase a disk completly Forum SolvedSecure Erase SSD Forum How Do I Completely Erase C: Drive? Forum how do i completely erase my hard disk Forum can't secure erase ssd or isn't all windows 8.1 Forum completely erase a hard drive Forum How do you completely erase a hard disk?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !