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How to wipe drive with windows

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Just now, Abzilla said:

yup

OK, have you tried diskpart?

9 minutes ago, TehDwonz said:

I did warn you... see if you can boot the 480 without the 120 plugged in.

Ok, let me explain the whole story which i wanted to avoid explaining the whole story due to it being so damn long and confusing to write. I got this 480gb ssd for my work pc (windows 8 ), so i cloned the hdd onto the ssd however the pc wouldn't boot with the ssd due to the BIOS not allowing myself to choose which drive to boot off. So i decided to put the ssd into my gaming rig which still had the clone with windows 8. So i basically made this make sense, the 480gb is the drive I want to wipe because it has windows 8 on it, I want to clone is the 120gb onto the 480gb however I wanted to wipe it so there would be no issues with windows 8. So in the basic essence I wanted to wipe my 480gb with a version of windows 8 then clone my 120gb onto the 480gb then wipe the 120gb again. It gets really confusing.

 

not really sure if that makes sense 

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1 minute ago, Abzilla said:

Ok, let me explain the whole story which i wanted to avoid explaining the whole story due to it being so damn long and confusing to write. I got this 480gb ssd for my work pc (windows 8 ), so i cloned the hdd onto the ssd however the pc wouldn't boot with the ssd due to the BIOS not allowing myself to choose which drive to boot off. So i decided to put the ssd into my gaming rig which still had the clone with windows 8. So i basically made this make sense, the 480gb is the drive I want to wipe because it has windows 8 on it, I want to clone is the 120gb onto the 480gb however I wanted to wipe it so there would be no issues with windows 8. So in the basic essence I wanted to wipe my 480gb with a version of windows 8 then clone my 120gb onto the 480gb then wipe the 120gb again. It gets really confusing.

 

not really sure if that makes sense 

No... no it does not, Sir. Now I am going to have to go have a nap after trying to comprehend the plan... 😜 

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Just now, TehDwonz said:

No... no it does not, Sir. Now I am going to have to go have a nap after trying to comprehend the plan... 😜 

exactly lol

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24 minutes ago, ProjectBox153 said:

OK, so it isn't completely unused by Windows. In Task Manager does it say "Page file: Yes"?

So what can be done from here?

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1 hour ago, Abzilla said:

So what can be done from here?

You'll have to see how to change the page file location to your new drive. 

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56 minutes ago, ProjectBox153 said:

You'll have to see how to change the page file location to your new drive. 

Thank you! Wiped the SSD and will format now :D

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