ABAN Alternatives

    ABAN is described as 'boot CD/USB stick for easily and securely wiping all the disks in a machine. Boot disks are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit machines. As a boot disk, it doesn't care what OS is on the machine (or if there y OS at all)' and is a File Shredder in the Security & Privacy category. There are 2 alternatives to ABAN for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is Darik's Boot and Nuke, which is both free and Open Source.

    This page was last updated Jan 29, 2021

    1. Dariks Boot and Nuke ("DBAN") is a self-contained boot disk that securely wipes the hard disks of most computers.


      DBAN was last updated in June 2015 and does not support SSDs (SATA Secure Erase). The official website is now pushing users to use Blancco Drive Eraser, a commercial drive wiping tool.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      HDShredder by Miray Software deletes entire hard disks, partitions or other storage media securely and according to international standards if desired. Safely recycle your hard drive!.
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