What is the safest way to down load DBAN and create disk?

By tsrterry ·
First time using DBAN,,, need to download/ create multiple disk.
What is the best way, I know where web site is,, any risk downloading
to my computer/precautions??? Best way to use/ implement any
helpful hints would be appreciated,,, What to expect time/boot up.

Thanks TSR

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What sort of risk?

by seanferd In reply to What is the safest way to ...

Download it from the original site, and it will be fine.

Best way to use? Make sure you don't wipe a partition that you don't want wiped.

" What to expect time/boot up.

I don't know what you mean here. Time for the disk to boot ? A couple seconds.

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Download the right file and not the add on the Original Page

by OH Smeg Moderator In reply to What is the safest way to ...

You need to download the ISO not the Add on the Makers Web Site. That is about the only real problem that I'm aware of.

As for burning multiple Disc's that falls to whatever CD Recording software you have but as it's an ISO all that is required to to burn the ISO to a CD.

You'll have to alter the Boot Order in BIOS to boot from the Optical Drive before the HDD and save the changes as you exit the BIOS but otherwise no issues there.

Depending on Hardware you may find that you can not access some SATA Drives with the Auto Nuke Option.

As for time to wipe a drive that depends on the hardware and the speed of the HDD. The slower the Computer or the bigger the drive the longer it's going to take to wipe a drive.


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