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Deleted deleted files on a SSD

by christinalevinee / February 2, 2018 1:09 AM PST

When we delete files etc we all know we can use a free recover software! But how do we actually wipe it clean so nothing can be brought back?

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Re: clear SSD
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 2, 2018 1:20 AM PST

What I do is write a nonsense file or files to it until it's 100% full. Then all existing info is overwritten. Then delete that nonsense files and all that can be recovered is nonsense,

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by Bob__B / February 2, 2018 9:25 AM PST

Assuming your talking about clearing the entire ssd.
Assuming trim functions.

Test this.
Delete the partition.
Create a new partition and format it.
Use some recovery software and see if you can recover anything.

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