[BNM] recycling SSD from laptop

Julian Blundell julian.blundell at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 21:55:32 GMT 2021


Boot a Linux dvd, Ubuntu or mint, the disk utility on that should do the
job, format it as one of the windows formats which I can't remember the
name of 😄

On Thu, 18 Nov 2021, 21:05 Simon Early, <simon.early at gmail.com> wrote:

> Listertians,
> I have a question.
> I recently retired a laptop which had a 500Gb SSD as the only disk in it
> with Win10 on there.
> I now want to use it as an external SCSI-to-USB drive for general storage.
>
> How do I reformat it?
> disk management doesn't recognise it and I can't initialise / format it.
> Any freebie tools out there I can make use of?
> cheers,
> Simon
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