Launching and Configuration


Before launching the software make sure the security USB dongle is plugged into the workstation's USB slot.

Upon first launching the application you will encounter the Disk Bay Layout Wizard.

Figure 1: Disk Bay Layout Wizard

This menu allows you to initialize KillDisk to display your hardware in an intuitive way. To illustrate the purpose of this read this section on Disk Bay Layouts. This initial configuration can be done in one of three ways:

Load predefined layout
Here you can find one of our predefined layouts that may fit your system. If an appropriate layout is not listed you may try the next option
Generate default Disk Bay layout
Define your hardware in terms of a disk array arranged in a X by Y grid of disks. You may make adjustments to this later so this may just be a template to start from
Automatically generate Disk Bays for all discovered disks
Defines your Disk Bay layout based on the disks recognized by your system's device manager. The disks will be placed in their own individual row when the layout is generated. The result could be looking as the following:
Figure 2: Disk Bay View (automatically generated)