DBAN is a program that wipes your entire hard drive so that it's no longer readable. There are several tools that do this, but DBAN is one of the most popular. Darik's Boot and Nuke CD is the easiest way to permanently and totally destroy every bit of personal information on that drive-nobody is going to recover a thing once this is done. Whether you're selling a computer or just wanting to reinstall an OS from scratch, DBAN is the best tool of this type there is.
DBan is perfect for any situation in which you need to delete ALL the data on your storage drive including data, programs, and the operating system.
Need to sell or donate your computer? DBan will completely wipe hard drive data allowing you to securely sell or donate your computer.
Is your computer infected? It will completely wipe out viruses, malware, and other dangerous infections.
Want to re-use your computer for another purpose or person? DBan will erase your personal data, programs and operating system and allow you to start over.
ALERT! DBan is so good you'll NEVER be able to get your data back. Be sure to backup any data you'd like to restore.