KB450013 – KillDisk Industrial Install procedure

Last modified: October 23, 2019
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  • Need to make sure that the USB stick being used and license number are the same.
  • Licenses can be found in the “Files” section in Princess for that specific job.
  • Insert the USB stick into the onboard USB slot, USB stick & license number must match up.
  • Disk Bay Layout files are shown below. The Slot numbers specified are related to the PCI slot that the LSI cards are plugged into.


  1. Open Firefox and type “images.45drives.com/Destroyinator” into the URL bar.
  2. RIGHT CLICK on “KillDiskIndustrial.run” and then click “Save Link As”
  3. Choose to save the file to the Desktop.
  4. Go to the Desktop, right click and select “Open a terminal”
  5. Enter “sudo su” into the command line. Once logged in as the super user, type
    “chmod +x run”
  6. Enter “./KillDiskIndustrial.run” This will install all needed programs.
  7. Click on “Menu” in the bottom left corner, then Accessories, then RIGHT CLICK on KillDisk for Industrial Systems and select “Add to Desktop”.
  8. Search the Job Number or Company name in Princess, and open the job.
  9. Once the job is open, click on “Files” from the list on the right-hand side
  10. The license file will be the WIBUCMRAU file.
  11. Plug in the Layout USB and copy the license file onto it.
  12. Plug the Layout USB into the Destroyinator, and drag the license file as well as the corresponding disk bay layout file onto the Destroyinator’s Desktop.
  13. Click on “Menu”, go to “Accessories” and then click on “CodeMeter Control Center”
  14. Double check that the license number matches the USB sticks number shown in the red boxes below. Then click on “License Update”.
  15. Select “Import license update” and then “Next”
  16. Click on the three dots, and head to /home/user/Desktop to find the license file you previously put on the desktop. Click on Open and Commit.
  17. Go to the Desktop and RIGHT CLICK on the KillDisk application and “Properties”. Add “sudo” at the beginning of the command. Then Open the Program.
  18. We will be importing a custom disk layout, so just click “Continue” when you see this screen.
  19. When the program opens, click on “Tools” and then “Disk layout Editor”
  20. In the Disk Layout Editor, click on “Layout” and then “Import Layout” shown below
  21. Type in /home/user/Desktop and select the layout template you put on the Desktop and click “Open”.

Plug in hard drives into various slots to make sure they pick up in the correct slots.

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