Best SSD Cleanup Utility for Windows Users

March 15, 2019

This tutorial introduces you a powerful SSD cleanup utility and demonstrates the methods of how to easily clean SSD in Windows 7/8/10.

Scenario

“Hello, I have done a lot of research on cleaning SSDs, but I can’t seem to find answers that have much proof behind them. I need help finding a good SSD cleaning program to clean the SSD and I do not know which program to use or what is trustworthy, so here I am. Is there any SSD cleanup utility that can help me complete the SSD disk cleanup? Thanks in advance!”

Why you need to do an SSD disk cleanup?

As time goes by, many users may receive the warnings like “Low Disk Space”. This means that there is not enough disk space on the local SSD disk and the operating system will also run slower. All of those problems can seriously reduce the efficiency of your computer and even damage your data. Therefore, it is necessary to clean the SSD.

Besides, when an old SSD is not in use, most users will choose to delete the data before recycling. But the system just deletes the file names in the file allocation table after the common deleting operations. The real data is still on the SSD and can be recovered by some professional software. To ensure data security, you can do an SSD disk cleanup before recycling.

How to clean SSD with the best SSD cleanup utility in Windows 7?

If you want to do an SSD disk cleanup, using an SSD cleanup utility to complete this operation ca be the most effective way. Here AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is highly recommended. It is a powerful SSD cleanup utility which provides users many useful functions like resize partition, delete partition, format partition, Win To USB, SSD Secure Erase and so on. And SSD Secure Erase is a feature for SSDs that ensures all data stored on the SSD will be completely cleaned and then the SSD can achieve its original ideal performance. The following example will show you the specific steps of how to clean SSD (SanDisk SSD for example) with AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional in Windows 7:

Notes:

The function SSD Secure Erase of AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro only supported by Windows 7 operating system at present. If your operating system are not Windows 7 (such as Windows 8 or Windows 10), you can connect the SSD to a Windows 7 computer to cleanup SSD.

Step 1. Connect the SSD disk to a Windows 7 computer and make sure it is not the boot device. Install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro. Right click the SSD you want to cleanup and select “SSD Secure Erase”.

SSD Secure Erase

Step 2. Then, you will see a Secure erase notice, read it and click “Next” to continue.

Secure Erase Notice

Step 3.In the next window, choose the SSD and click “Next”.

Choose SSD

Step 4. Usually, SSD would encounter a frozen state which can be unfrozen by a hot swap. You can follow the instruction to learn the method of how to perform a hot swap.

Frozen State OK

Step 5. After that, you will be able to erase the SSD. Click “Next” and wait for the erasing to be completed.

SSD Identification Information

Verdict

To sum up, it is easy to secure erase SSD with the help of AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. If you use other brands’ SSD such as Samsung SSD, Kingston SSD, etc. You can also use this tool to complete an SSD disk cleanup. AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional can be the best SSD cleanup utility. Besides SSD Secure Erase, you can also use it to wipe disk in Windows 10. If the operating system of your computer is Windows Server, you can turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant Server to enjoy more advanced features.