Solved Installing a new SSD Tags: Hard Drives SSD Storage Last response: March 27, 2012 6:31 PM in Storage Share whturner January 14, 2012 5:01:58 AM Hello, If one is installing a new SSD why would you need to run a secure erase as is recommended by most authors? More about : installing ssd rolli59 a c 260 G Storage January 14, 2012 12:30:56 PM Never heard of it. dish_moose a b G Storage January 14, 2012 12:40:01 PM "recommended by most authors" Show some articles, I'm curious as to what this means. I have never done anything but format & change bios. check this out: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/263971-32-guide-insta... -Bruce Related resources Installing SSD - new PC - Forum Questions about installing new ssd - Forum Installing new SSD on old MSI motherboard - Forum Installing New SSD - Forum Installing new SSD - current HDD RAID setup - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution gerry410 January 14, 2012 12:44:26 PM Share whturner said:Hello, If one is installing a new SSD why would you need to run a secure erase as is recommended by most authors? Its suggested to do if your having difficulty with an installation or if you plan to sell a drive you previously used for security. Otherwise its certainly not important for a new disk. whturner March 27, 2012 6:31:05 PM Best answer selected by whturner. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/ [...] lling-win7 Forum Installing A New SSD Drive. Need HELP! Should I Use It For Games + OS? Forum I need help clean installing W7 on a new SSD , GA-Z77-D3H Forum Installing a new SSD Forum Installing win 8 64 on new ssd for laptop Forum Installing Ubuntu on new SSD Yields, "Kernel Panic" Forum Installing and setting up new SSD Forum Will installing a new OS on an SSD damage it? Forum Installing New SSD - Backup Question Forum New computer build! Installing OS on Samsung SSD Forum Guide for installing win7 on new ssd ? Forum Need help installing msata into new laptop (im SSD newb) Forum Problems installing OS onto new SSD Forum Installing new ssd in laptop. questions Forum Installing a new ssd , will my data get lost? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !