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Active@ KillDisk Freeware Suite is an easy-to use & compact set of utilities that allows to sanitize storage media with the One Pass Zeros data sanitizing standard. It permanently erases all data on Hard Disks, Camera Flash Cards & USB drives, SCSI storage & RAID disk arrays and even several disks in parallel.

Freeware Suite includes Windows 32-bit & 64-bit and DOS executables, as well as Boot Disk ISO images in the bootable disk creator for CDs & USB disks. With Boot Disks you can boot up and sanitize any PC without needing to boot to the computer's operating system first. System C: disk (where Windows is usually installed) can be easily sanitized this way, which is not possible when you run the application under your computer's operating system.

Windows Application:

Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 10 (32 & 64-bit)
Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 / 2016 Servers
38MB free disk's space
Intel© Pentium+
512MB+ RAM

Console Application:

Tiny & fast utility for any PC (32 & 64-bit)
CD/USB drive to boot from
9MB storage space on CD/USB
Intel© Pentium+
64MB RAM for execution

DOS Applications:

Tiny & fast utility for old PCs
Real-mode & Protected-mode apps
CD/USB drive to boot from
2MB storage space on CD/USB
Intel© 286+
512KB RAM for execution


Parallel Erasing

True parallel erasing of multiple disks at the same time, independent erase & wipe sessions

Wipe out unused space

Unused space on all disks can be wiped out by overwriting data securely using One Pass Zeros data destruction method

Disk inspection tools

Powerful disk examination tools such as File Browser & Disk Viewer give you a complete overview of your hard drives

Reports & Certificates

After sanitizing completion, work results can be printed or saved in PDF and exported to XML

  Freeware Suite

True parallel erasing of multiple disks at the same time, independent erase & wipe sessions


Boot Disk Creator can pre-configure KillDisk startup process on the Boot Disk using Command Line parameters


Universal Boot Disk Creator for CD/USB media for Windows, Linux & DOS targets


Fingerprint (sanitizing status: date, erase method, etc) can be placed to first disk's sector & displayed after boot up the disk


Detects and displays information about all volumes, partitions, hard disks, external USB disks & USB Flash cards currently connected to your computer


Wipes out unused space on all disks completely by securely overwriting data on the physical level using [One Pass Zeros] data destruction method


Support for previewing & wiping out unused sectors on Apple HFS+, Linux Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, Unix UFS/XFS/JFS and Microsoft FAT/exFAT/NTFS file systems


Supports all possible I/O interfaces: IDE / USB / SATA / eSATA / SSD / SCSI disks, LUN / RAID disk arrays


Supports large-size disks (more than 4TB in size) & new disks having 4kb sector size


Built-in Hex Viewer allows to inspect raw disk's sectors: MBR, volume boot sectors, file system records & data file clusters


Very easy to use: utility has an intuitive user interface for beginners, as well as a powerful command line mode for advanced users


Supports fixed disks, floppies, zip drives, USB Flash Cards and USB/USB3 external devices


Utility is so compact that it can be placed on a bootable disk and used from it. You do not even need to boot from the hard drive to erase it


Supports MBR and GPT (GUID Partition Table) style partitioning for wiping/erasing of volumes


Certificate can be displayed after erase/wipe completion and saved as PDF


Erases physical disks, partitions, logical drives & even unused disk space


Sanitizing Hard Disks - Erase Options

KillDisk Desktop

Parallel Disk Erasing is in Progress

Parallel Disk Erasing is in Progress

Erasing Complete - Sanitizing Certificate

Erasing Complete - Sanitizing Certificate (PDF)
More screenshots

Active@ KillDisk Overview

How to use Boot Disk in Active@ KillDisk?

How to use Active@ KillDisk?

Data Recovery

Data Utility

Data Security

Data Backup

CD/DVD Tools