July 16, 2017

Secure Erasing 840 Evo E-Drive – can it be done?

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Replaced a 840 Evo in a system that was using Bitlocker encryption. I want to re-purpose the 840 Evo but it seems I can no longer use the Secure Erase function from Magician, DOS, or ROG bios.

Any ideas?

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Summary: Samsung's Evo SSDs with EXT0BB6Q firmware added support for TCG Opal and eDrive encryption. Enabling this is done through the Samsung Magician software. The default state looks like this:…

Secure Erasing 840 Evo E-Drive – can it be done?

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