Securely Erase SSD Drive in Windows 7 with AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6

When you have to remove data permanently or want to return a drive to its new performance state when it has had lots of incompressible writes and poor TRIM, Secure Erase SSD becomes more and more important.  AOMEI Partition Assistant Standard is a free partition software, which devotes to partition management. With this software, you can erase all the data on your SSD to avoid others using your data by recovery. AOMEI Partition Assistant is a partition software that supports resize partition, merge partitions, split partition, create a partition and delete a partition, and its new feature “Integrate to Recovery Environment” etc. AOMEI Partition Assistant can help you solve all the problems associated with the disk partition here.

Now AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6 has released!

What’s new in version AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.66.6?

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

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

  1. Remove limitations on the restrictions/mobile system boot partitions in Windows 10, 1703, and later versions.

Download AOMEI Partition Assistant 6.6:

How to Securely Erase SSD Drive in Windows 7 with AOMEI Partition Assistant?

Step1. You need to prepare a Windows 7 computer. Connect your SSD to the Windows 7 computer. Then, free download AOMEI Partition Assistant, install and launch it. It will show you the basic situations of your hard drives. Then, click” SSD Secure Erase Wizard” at the left panel, or right-click the “SSD”, select “Secure Erase SSD”.

SSD Secure Erase Wizard

Step2. It will give you a notice that this operation would erase all data on the solid-state drive. If you have any important data on the hard drive, back it up before erasing. Click “Next” to move on.

secure erase notice

Step3. here you need to choose the SSD that needed to be securely erased. Click “Next”.

SSC Secure Erase Software

Step4. Here you may meet the problem that your SSD is in a frozen state. Click “here” in the following picture to do a hot-swap for this SSD to relieve the frozen state.

SSD to relieve the frozen state

Step5. After reliving the frozen state of the SSD, you can continue to secure erase SSD with AOMEI Partition Assistant. When it complete, it will remind you that the SSD has been erased successfully. Click “Finish”.

 SSD with AOMEI Partition Assistant


The Secure Erase process is complete and you will see the SSD shown as a block of unallocated space. Secure Erase can completely wipe all the data clean from your SSD and all the data are not recoverable. AOMEI Partition Assistant is a Windows 7 partition manager that helps you to secure erase SSD. Besides, it is also a great SSD manager that can help you manage your SSD at the best status such as SSD 4K alignment. Try it today!

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