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userDxvjjiRbNV
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Secure Erase question

Hey all,
I have Samsung Evo 860 250gb in my laptop and i wanna dual boot linux and win10 from it,in order to do that i have to make another partition,lets say i got bored of linux and want to remove it but i wanna keep win10,so my question is can i secure erase that partition only?

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Re: Secure Erase question


@userDxvjjiRbNV wrote:

Hey all,
I have Samsung Evo 860 250gb in my laptop and i wanna dual boot linux and win10 from it,in order to do that i have to make another partition,lets say i got bored of linux and want to remove it but i wanna keep win10,so my question is can i secure erase that partition only?


I have never thought of doing this, as I just wipe the whole drive + I don't have any info that would be valiable to anyone but me Smiley Happy

I did search and found couple of sites:

 

https://askubuntu.com/questions/1134791/securely-erase-single-windows-partition

 

https://www.trishtech.com/2017/03/secure-erase-hard-drive-partitions-using-ccleaner/


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userDxvjjiRbNV
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Re: Secure Erase question

This CCleaner method seems legit and safe for ssds.

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