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company name:
Dark Horn
license: Freeware
minimum requirements: No special requirements.
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DBAN description


Darik's Boot and Nuke, known as DBAN, is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers.

DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any hard disk that it can detect, which makes it an appropriate utility for bulk or emergency data destruction.

Here are some key features of "DBAN":

??? Free.
??? Fast. Rapid deployment in emergency situations.
??? Easy. Start the computer with DBAN and press the ENTER key.
??? Safe. Irrecoverable data destruction. Prevents most forensic data recovery techniques.

Platform Support

Hardware

DBAN has all available drivers for SCSI disks.
DBAN has all available drivers for IDE, PATA, and SATA disks.
DBAN runs on all 32-bit x86-class computers (Athlon, Pentium, and others) with at least 8 megs of memory. If you find an incompatible machine, then please report it.

Software

DBAN supports all Microsoft platforms and securely destroys FAT, VFAT, and NTFS filesytems.

MS-DOS, Windows 3.1
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME
Windows NT 3.0, Windows NT 3.1, Windows NT 3.5, Windows NT 4.0
Windows 2000, Windows XP

DBAN supports all unix platforms and securely destroys ReiserFS, EXT, and UFS filesystems.

FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD
Linux
BeOS
QNX

Dban 1.0.7 contains:

??? SysLinux 2.13
??? Linux 2.4.33
??? LZMA 4.32
??? uClibc 0.9.20
??? Busybox 0.60.5. Darik's Boot And Nuke | Hard Drive Disk Wipe and Data Clearing. Publisher of DBAN, Author of DBAN 1.0.7. Dariks Boot and Nuke, known as DBAN, is a self-contained boot floppy that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers. DBAN will automatically and completely delete the contents of any h
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