13 Replies Latest reply on Nov 13, 2017 4:49 PM by Intel Corporation

    How to securely erase Intel ssd under windows 10?


      The Intel has provided the following guide for securely erase SSD. However, the method only apply for Windows 7, can Intel provide a method for Windows 10 users?


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

        Last Reviewed: 16-Mar-2017 

        Article ID: 000006084 


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

      • 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.