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Darik's Boot and Nuke

A hard drive disk wipe and data clearing utility

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Darik's Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot image that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN is appropriate for bulk or emergency data destruction.

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  • nhellfire
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    DBAN is no longer officially maintained and does not work on newer chipsets (such as Haswell) due to outdated drivers. Please see [#65] in the bugs forum for information about an updated version.

    Posted 05/03/2015
  • gohon
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    good day i download this in did every thing right but when i hit F10 to start the wipe nothing happen i need some help please

    Posted 01/30/2015
  • cmyachtie
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    Frustrating...guess it either does not work in Windows 8.1/TOSHIBA new laptop I got or am missing something. downloaded it several times and burned ISO to both USB and DVD, changed BIOS boot-order and it keeps booting into Windows......grrrrrrr.

    Posted 12/31/2014
  • ericn231
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    I downloaded the image, wrote the iso image to a CD and booted it on my old PC. Easy. The wipe is running now. Why would anyone leave additional USB devices attached to a computer they were wiping? A little common sense (quite lacking these days) makes your life easier. Thanks!

    Posted 10/25/2014
  • moje75
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    No longer in the spirit of open source, killed off for Blancco's commercial interests... money talks ? lol

    Posted 10/22/2014
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Registered

2002-09-06
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