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Old 20-05-2017, 03:07 AM   #1
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Unhappy Samsung Magician Issue

I tried to perform a secure erase on my Samsung 840 EVO SSD using Samsung Magician but received an error saying "Failed to create bootable USB device". Any bros know how do I wipe my SSD clean? I intend to sell the laptop. Thanks!
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Old 20-05-2017, 11:36 AM   #2
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Wipe cheap the with another desktop. Then put it back to your laptop. Reinstall OS if needed.

Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 w/ NZXT Kraken X62 (3.90GHz @ 1.3865V, LLC3)
Mainboard
Asus Strix X370-F Gaming (BIOS v3803)
Graphics Card
Asus Strix GTX 1080 OC Edition (OC-ed to 2.0GHz <core>, 11001MHz <memory>)
Memory
G.Skill Trident Z RGB 3600MHz C16 (3333MHz @ 14-14-14-14-34, 1.38V) 16GB Kit (2x8GB)
Display
Aftershock Prism+ Z270 (1440p, 60Hz, 5ms GTG, VA Panel)
Storage
Crucial MX300 750GB
Optical Storage
In Unicorn Land
Casing
NZXT S340 Elite Matte White (with 2x Corsair SP120 RGB <exhaust>, 2x NZXT Aer P140 <intake on rad>)
PSU
EVGA G3 750W
Audio
Creative GigaWorks T20 Series II
OS
Windows 10 Home 64-bit

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