Securely Erase Data on Intel® Solid State Drives That Needs Replacement

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11/25/2019

You can securely erase an Intel® Solid State Drive (Intel® SSD) using the Intel® SSD Toolbox.

Note
  • You need secondary access for target drive for Secure Erase.
  • Remove all drive partitions.
  • You cannot Secure Erase a current working drive.
  • Securely destroy and properly dispose of replaced SSDs.
  • Windows 8*/8.1* and Windows® 10 do not allow secure erase.
Related topics
What do I do if a Security Freeze Lock is detected on the drive
When to Run a Low-Level Format on an Intel® Solid-State Drive
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