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Can you boot after wipe?


  • Anonymous

    I used dban yesterday. I thought I saw somewhere that it said it wipes the files, but still Windows XP will be there.  When I tried to start the computer, I got a dell logo, but then nothing happened.  Can I still use this computer? What do I need to do to get it to a place where I can use it. Thank you very much.

  • Scott

    I'm not aware of any option in DBAN that allows you to wipe the files but retain Windows XP.  There is other software out there that has this option, but not DBAN.  DBAN completely wipes the drive so it can be sold an/or reinstalled.  If you used DBAN, then you wiped the entire drive clean.  Now you are ready to reinstall windows, the drivers, and any software you wish to use.