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Windows 7: Clean install - wipe ssd

28 Apr 2010   #1

Win 7 SP1
 
 
Clean install - wipe ssd

Greetings,

I need to reinstall Windows 7 on to my SSD (128g Torqx) and from reading various sources it may be best to completely wipe the ssd.

I'm curious what would be the best way to do that. Would just removing the partitions during setup work or is there software that will do a complete wipe of all the flash memory in the drive?

Thanks in advance....

T

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28 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That would do a quick format. To completely wipe the drive, open a command prompt and enter the following:

diskpart
list disk
select disk [
whatever the number of the SSD is]
clean all


That should do it.
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