System Requirements

KillDisk runs on Linux and Windows operating systems with the following minimum requirements:

Workstation:
  • PC: x64 (64-bit) or x86 (32-bit)
  • CPU: Intel or AMD
  • RAM: 512 Mb (Windows), 1 Gb (Linux)
  • Disk: 100Mb of disk space
Video:
  • VGA (800x600) or better resolution
Operating System:
  • Windows XP to Windows 10, Server 2003 to 2016 (Windows version)
  • Linux Kernel 2.x and higher (Linux version)
Drive Storage:
  • CD/DVD/Blu-Ray optical drive (for applicable boot disk features)
  • USB 1.0 / 2.0 / 3.0 storage device (for applicable boot disk features)
  • Disk types supported:
    • HDD via IDE, ATA, SATA I, SATA II, SATA III, SAS
    • SSD via SATA I, SATA II, SATA III, SAS
    • External eSATA & USB disks
    • SCSI & iSCSI devices
    • Onboard NVMe M.2 (SATA & PCI-E types)
    • Removable media (USB drive, MemoryStick, SD card, Compact Flash, Floppy Disk, Zip Drive)

KillDisk supports all drives seen by the OS with read/write access, additional drivers can be loaded onto the boot disk for drivers not included by default in the bootable environment.