Alternatives to Darik's Boot and Nuke for Windows with any license

  • xShredder

    With xShredder you can destroy your sensitive files. Choose from simple destruction or shredding by Peter Gutmann 35 times.

    • Discontinued Development focus moved to http://alternativeto.net/software/context-shredder/

    Free Open Source Windows

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  • SDelete

    SDelete, short for Secure Delete, is a command-line based data destruction tool and can be run from the Command Prompt in Windows 7, Vista, or XP.

    Free Windows

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  • WipeFile

    WipeFile erases files and folders secure and fast. WipeFile overwrites the information completely, so there is no way to undelete the files or reconstruct the file...

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.4, released in April 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • Hardwipe

    Hardwipe is a free file wiper and drive cleaner for Windows. It can be used to permanently erase, or to "hard wipe", data on disk and portable storage media...

    Freemium Windows

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  • EraserDrop

    EraserDrop Portable is an easy-to-use secure data removal tool. It is a drop target (a floating icon on your desktop) that you can drop files onto to quickly erase them...

    Free Personal Windows PortableApps.com

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  • File Shredder

    File Shredder is free desktop application for shredding (destroying) unwanted files beyond recovery.

    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last version, 2.50, released in 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    Free Windows

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  • east-tec DisposeSecure

    Don't give away sensitive information, valuable corporate trade secrets, business plans, personal files and letters, or traces of Internet or newsgroup activity with...

    Commercial Windows

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  • BCWipe

    BCWipe data wiping software enables you to permanently delete files selectively so that they can never be recovered or undeleted. BCWipe embeds itself within Windows and...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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