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Can anything be done for my wifes first gen samsung SSD?

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by Bradley8988, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. Bradley8988

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Jan 19, 2008

    Posts: 2,180

    Location: Sunny Wales.

    I put one of those first gen Samsung MLC 64GB SSD's in her laptop a few years ago. I understand its obviously not got TRIM and its pretty slow but is there anything like GC that can be run to freshen it up?

  2. goodl


    Joined: Dec 21, 2007

    Posts: 832

    Location: Liverpool

    low level secure erase
  3. Zarf


    Joined: Jul 11, 2007

    Posts: 2,527

    This. A gparted live cd can do it.
  4. Essexraptor

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Oct 20, 2009

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    Location: Deepest, darkest Essex

    Of course that will delete all the data and require a re-install of the OS :)