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Windows 7: Hard drive wipe -- dban

27 Dec 2012   #1

windows 7 64 bit
Hard drive wipe -- dban

I have a hard drive that I need to wipe clean. A few years ago, someone gave me a copy of dban (daricks boot and nuke) that worked great, but I've lost it. I can get a copy on but cant get it ti work. I download the iso file and burn it to disk, but it wont run. Any suggestions ??

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27 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

Have you tried downloading directly from the DBAN.....

DBAN Download | Darik's Boot And Nuke
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27 Dec 2012   #3

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Win 10 Pro x64

See if this helps,

Darik's Boot and Nuke - Use to Secure Wipe a Hard Drive

Do you have your disc drive set to boot first?
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27 Dec 2012   #4

Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601

You can also place it in a USB flash drive with YUMI and boot the computer from that (hint: disconnect the computer's main hard drives to avoid erasing them if you do something wrong).
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