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Dariks Boot and Nuke (DBAN) 2.0

  • Last update: 22 Feb 2008
  • License: Freeware
  • Size: 1.55MB
  • Downloads: 31179

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.

Features of Dariks Boot and Nuke (DBAN) 2.0:

· 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.

What's New in Dariks Boot and Nuke (DBAN) 2.0 :

· New feature: USB Drivers
· New feature: Flash Drivers
· New feature: Firewire IEEE 1394 Drivers
· New feature: Post-wipe disk formatting.
· New feature: Post-wipe boot splash for i386.
· New feature: Apple Mac PPC platform support.
· New feature: Sun SPARC platform support.
· Buildroot upgrade.
· Linux 2.6.23 upgrade.
· uClibc 0.9.29 upgrade.
· Busybox 1.9.0 upgrade.
· Modularized kernel.
· Added init process.
· Added virtual consoles.
· Added mtools for filesystem access.
· Added lshw hardware manifest reporting.
· Added smartmontools.
· Added SAN sector reblocking.
· Added yaboot PPC loader.
· Removed kernel partition support.
· Removed kernel filesystem support.
· Changed log file format to XML.
· Changed log file archive to ZIP.
· Preliminary HP PA-RISC platform support.
· Preliminary IBM pSeries platform support.
· Preliminary Cisco generic platform support.

Rating: 5 4 (votes) Comments:

It did what i wanted it to do. Erase all files and folders before i sold my old laptop. Reccomended.!

  • Rating: 5
  • Posted by: Paul
  • Date: 17 Nov 2011

yes i build and repair computer when i get computers in with virus i have to wipe the computer clean this program does the job like no other the best 10 out 10

  • Rating: 5
  • Posted by: kira
  • Date: 22 Mar 2011

yes. it has many wiping levels.with the 1 level you can take back only 2 of the data.with higher ones find nothing

  • Rating: 5
  • Posted by: mark
  • Date: 22 Apr 2010

Although i hvnt used this Stuff can anyone tell,,,is this the best LLF utility...that works on any HDD

  • Rating: 5
  • Posted by: Huller me
  • Date: 14 Jul 2009
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