Darik's Boot And Nuke


Boot disk for safe data removal


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Darik's Boot And Nuke or DBAN is a boot disk for USB devices and 3.5-inch floppy drives that allows you to safely delete all the information stored on any disk in the computer.

Select the unit where you want to store the boot disk and click on the 'Install' button. To run DBAN you have to restart your computer and change the startup order. Careful, though – some PCs do not allow you to boot the system from a USB device.

Darik's Boot And Nuke also has a version for CD/DVD drives. Download the disk image in ISO format by clicking here and recording it on a blank CD/DVD.

The data deleted with Darik's Boot And Nuke are irretrievable, so it's very useful for comprehensively reformatting systems.
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