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Old 02-07-2013, 11:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Futurecollector View Post
In regards to erasing, I would assume that a simple format on a SSD would work the same way as a Format on a thumb drive and the info would be gone forever right?
I'm not sure what's special about formatting a thumbdrive but formatting a hard drive is easily undone because no data is physically erased. There are freeware erase utilities available for SSDs and for thumbdrives that clear all of the bits. It probably isn't NSA proof (what is?) but it's good enough for most of us.
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