Privacy Guides

Can nwipe be used to erase a Solid State Drive?


Block erasure tools like nwipe or DBAN should not be used to erase an SSD.

What's the risk?

These tools could...

Damage your SSD

Cause future performance issues

Not fully wipe your data!

What works?

We suggest using ATA Secure Erase tools to wipe your SSD instead. On many computers, it's even built in!

Secure Erase