No more must you resort to the expensive or destructive physical destruction of computer hard disks when they have become insecure. Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) is a free, self-booting data destruction program that can completely, permanently remove all data from any hard disk drive. Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) has received a major update and is now available. DBAN provides new features such as network wiping, a standard GUI interface, and support for additional hardware. It is completely bootable and requires no installation to use it. Other uses include wiping the hard disk before passing on a computer to another user, or before selling an old computer.
Author: Darik Horn
OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11
File Name: Darik’s Boot and Nuke for Windows 32 and 64 bit setup
Darik’s Boot and Nuke Overview
Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN) is a self-contained boot image that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. Before getting rid of your computer, put 100% of your hard disk space to good use by securely erasing it with Darik’s Boot and Nuke. DBAN Is a program that securely deletes all the data on a computer’s hard drive by initiating an overwrite of every bit. The user can choose various overwrite processes, or use the built-in wiper which takes around 12 minutes to complete based on test results. It has a GUI interface that can be used to manage and nuke multiple hard drives at once.
DBAN will automatically erase any hard disk that it can detect. This includes hard disks that have been repartitioned, reformatted, or have unknown file systems on them. It is also able to erase SSD drives if the disk wipe feature is enabled. DBAN is also able to wipe some types of Solid-state drive (SSD)
DBAN is secure disk erasure software for Windows operating systems. Overall, DBAN is designed for bulk or emergency data destruction. Use DBAN to wipe the hard disks of any computers you no longer want or those that have been subject to a breach of security such as unauthorized system access.
Features of Darik’s Boot and Nuke for PC
- DBAN is a free and open-source project
- The program is designed to securely erase a hard disk until its data is permanently removed
- DBAN is appropriate for bulk or emergency data destruction
- DBAN includes support for both hard disk drives and removable media devices
- Processor: Intel or AMD Dual Core Processor 3 Ghz
- RAM: 1 Gb RAM
- Hard Disk: 1 Gb Hard Disk Space
- Video Graphics: Intel Graphics or AMD equivalent
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