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April 10, 2014
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DBAN Download | Darik’s Boot And Nuke (DBAN) is a simple bootable data destruction tool
It can be used to securely wipe an entire hard drive or an attached external disk (IDE or SCSI), completely deleting all contents of the disk
Install DBAN to a USB Flash Drive using Windows | USB Pen Drive LinuxNotes: The DBAN autonuke feature may also Nuke the Flash Drive (and as usual, any other drive it detects). To prevent DBAN’s autonuke feature from wiping the thumb drive, pendrivelinux subscriber Lee Sonko suggests the following:

“Remove your thumb drive after dban has loaded, but before it has started wiping drives.”

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