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

  • DiskGenius

    DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users. Feature: #- Data and Partitions...

    • DBAN doesn't require an operating system like windows because it is designed to wipe drives. Guest • Feb 2019 • 5 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • DBAN is a whole drive secure wiping tool not a disk management tool Guest • Jul 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • This is a disk management utility that does not mention wiping a disk securely Guest • Feb 2020 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium $ $ $ 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.

    • SDelete is a program that runs within Windows, DBAN is a standalone bootable utility Guest • Feb 2019 • 6 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • it is not a standalone bootable tool, it requires an OS to run Guest • Jul 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • ABAN

    ABAN is a 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...

    • Standalone tool for full disk wiping. Since it does not have fancy graphical UI, not recommended for newbies. Guest • 12 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • free, standalone bootable tool, no additional os required Guest • Jul 2020 Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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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      The program is no longer updated.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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  • 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

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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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