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Should I Secure Erase my SSD before sending it back for warranty?

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Old December 2nd 19, 03:13 PM posted to comp.sys.ibm.pc.hardware.storage
Yousuf Khan[_2_]
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Default Should I Secure Erase my SSD before sending it back for warranty?

The reason I ask is that the utility that came with the SSD says that
there is a possibility that if you use the secure erase feature that it
will lockup the whole drive. So should I secure erase or just delete the
partition and that should be sufficient? I don't want the manufacturer
blaming me for secure erasing it, when the problem is elsewhere.

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