Before selling or donating an old computer or you just want to dispose of one in the
trash, you may worry about important data leakage to the public. Even you simply
delete the data in windows, data in the harddisk may be recovered by other
software. How can we assure to prevent data leakage? Darik’s Boot and Nuke (DBAN)
is an open source software to securely erase a hard disk until data is permanently
removed and no longer recoverable.
After using DBAN, the contents of any harddisks in the computer are completely
erased. You can safety to sell, donate or dispose your computer without worried
about the data inside.