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Unfortunately it is the motherboard bios that ultimately determines what method will work for you.So basically you have to have the latest bios to start with.Your boards bios' are still in early stages so the compatibility may not be there.I would ask over at ocz forums to see how others with your board get along.There is also custom bios' available from a member of the ocz forums.
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post #52 of 95
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The guide says:

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At this point the drive to be Secure Erased should not be connected to the system. With the bootable Linux USB stick plugged into the system and the onboard controller set to AHCI boot up the system insuring it boots from the USB stick that was just prepared. Once at the desktop the drive to be Secure Erased can be connected.
How am I supposed to get into Windows in my rig if the "drive to be Secure erased" should no be connected to the System?
    
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How am I supposed to get into Windows in my rig if the "drive to be Secure erased" should no be connected to the System?
It has to be connected once you get to the Linux desktop, exactly like how you connect it once you boot to the USB flash drive. The only difference is that the Linux OS has a GUI while the OS you're using to boot to the USB flash drive is just text-based and it's extremely simple and basic (like MS-DOS).
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So wait, right now I'm using UNetbootin on my laptop to download uBuntu 10.4 LIVE into my Pen Drive, then I'll have to boot my desktop with the Ubuntu inside my pendrive, am I correct?
    
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So wait, right now I'm using UNetbootin on my laptop to download uBuntu 10.4 LIVE into my Pen Drive, then I'll have to boot my desktop with the Ubuntu inside my pendrive, am I correct?
Yep. It's exactly the same as booting to the USB flash drive, only this time you'll have an actual GUI instead of just an extremely basic, text-only and DOS-like operating system.
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Yep. It's exactly the same as booting to the USB flash drive, only this time you'll have an actual GUI instead of just an extremely basic, text-only and DOS-like operating system.
Alright, it's at 62% right now, keeping my fingers crossed, if this doesn't work, I'm throwing the SSD out the Window
    
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post #57 of 95
I got it to work in Parted Magic by swapping the sata cable after booting to the disk, them re-mounting the drive. Don't forget that you need to already have the power connected, as hot-plugging this may smoke the drive.

EDIT: just saw the last post. I'm sure you will be OK.
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post #58 of 95
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It's unzipping the files into the Pen Drive right now. *Fingers Crossed*

I've never used Linux, I hope I get to do it without any mistakes.
    
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post #59 of 95
Quote:
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It's unzipping the files into the Pen Drive right now. *Fingers Crossed*

I've never used Linux, I hope I get to do it without any mistakes.
As long as you follow the guide's instructions without doing anything differently, you'll do it correctly.
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post #60 of 95
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This is taking ages to unzip to my Pen Drive.

It's been at 10 out of 187 files (5%) for like 4 minutes >.<'

Edit:

Nevermind, I talked, and now it's going on...
    
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