Securely Erase SSD in Windows 10 with AOMEI Partition Assistant

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Have you ever had a situation that your SSD performance drop without reason? If you have not changed other settings that may affect SSD performance, we suggest you do Secure Erase SSD in Windows 10. Because Secure Erase will wipe everything from your SSD and restore your SSD performance without hurting its lifespan. AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free partition software that allows you to manage and optimize hard drives and SSDs. As mentioned, Secure Erase will wipe your SSD clean. You can create an SSD backup and then restore to it after the Secure Erase. Now AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6 has released! Previously we have discussed about AOMEI OneKey Recovery 1.6.1 Review.

AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6

What’s new in version 6.6

  1. Fully support exFAT file system, including create, delete, format, move, and copy an exFAT partition.

2.The Windows PE bootable media created on 64-bit system support both UEFI and Legacy BIOS boot modes.

  1. Remove the limitation to resize/move system boot partition in Windows 10, version 1703 and later.

Free download AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6:

How to do SSD Secure Erase within Windows 10?

Step1. Install your SSD on another working computer running Windows 7 via SATA cable. Download and install this free software.

Step2. Make sure the SSD is well connected and click on the Secure Erase SSD button from the left panel.

Secure Erase SSD

Step3. Select your SSD that you want to erase securely and click Next.

Select your SSD


Step4. Confirm the SSD identification information and click Next to continue.

click Next

Step5. In the next screen, you will see the SSD is in a Frozen state; you need to do a hot swap for this SSD.

SSD is in a Frozen state - hot swap


Step6. After the hot swap, click OK to start securely erase SSD in Windows 10. In a few seconds, the process will be complete, and you will see the SSD is shown as unallocated space.

SSD is shown as unallocated space


You can also use this software to create partitions before installing Windows after you securely erase SSD in Windows 10. AOMEI Partition Assistant should be a very reliable piece of software that will not only eliminate Intel’s SSD drives but also make Intel SSD secure erase bootable possible.

If you accidentally delete the Files or Drive you can check:

The Way To Recover A Deleted File Or Folder On Windows

It also supports other SSD brands such as Samsung SSD, Kingston SSD, Crucial SSD, etc. AOMEI Partition Assistant also allows you to create a Windows 10 To Go Bootable USB drive, resize partition, merge partition, split partition, clone hard drive Windows 10, shrink volume Windows 10 and so on.  Why not try it today?

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