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Originally Posted by Churminess View Post
I guess you know what you're talking about, but that seems a little contradictory to me.
http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...o-use-HDDErase
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post #22 of 96
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Non-informative naming ftw.
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post #23 of 96
hdd erase as two cables suggested.

not sure how well dban would clean an ssd, but it'll nuke an hdd, that's for sure.
post #24 of 96
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Originally Posted by Churminess View Post
Non-informative naming ftw.
Yes, it was designed for hard drives. However, it also works on solid state drives. In addition, it only takes a split second on a solid state drive to perform the actual erase itself.

Not only that, but it's actually called Secure Erase:

http://cmrr.ucsd.edu/people/Hughes/SecureErase.shtml

I don't know or care why that thread on OCZ is using "HDDErase".
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post #25 of 96
Thread Starter 
HI guys

Thanks for all the replies.

I had a feeling something was not right (things like memory temperature and defrag and such did not add up). So I just turned it off, did not click the Repair button.

Also sorry for poor phone pics, this @%^&$ piece of software has managed to restrict my use of the computer quite well (or at least hide). I couldn't even find mspaint or any program for that matter except chrome.

I will boot to safe and try and backup any files I may have on C that I need (game saves is about it I think) and then format the drive and clean win7

I'll let you know how it goes

Thanks again, I love you all <3

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Does it even prevent you from opening something by typing it into the Start menu?
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post #27 of 96
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I did not try that, just shut it down.
I'm not sure if I'm going to do anything more tonight. It is 9.30pm here, I've had a horrible day and have an early start tomorrow. Looks like a weekend jobby.
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nvm
Edited by clark_b - 3/24/11 at 2:40pm
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post #29 of 96
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
Yep, its a fake program. You can get rid of it by doing this, but windows just wasn't the same after that.
http://www.xdelbox.com/how-to-get-ri...ws-diagnostic/
i tried a few websites but my background got stuck as black and i couldn't change it i keep getting crashes aswell.
Had the exact same experience a while back! Apeared as a windows pop up! Looks legit at first almost like a windows system pop up! I had to reformat and start over! ( this was on a old e machines ) This was a few years ago , had it happen since i just closed or shut down on first site of this bastard!!
Edited by MIKEVALL - 3/24/11 at 2:34pm
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How the hell did you fall for that?
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