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Complete list of boot CDs for system administrators

We present you the complete list of boot CDs for system administrators. This alphabetical list includes the most useful rescue and other boot CDs out there as of October, 2015.

System administrators use a variety of boot discs, e.g. a rescue disc can be a life saver for a SysAdmin. Discs or USB thumb drives packed with various diagnostic and repair tools can fix a Master Boot Record (MBR), recover a password, detect and clean malware, do a backup or restore, test your hardware, and other. Explore all the features with this great compilation 🙂

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Active@ Boot Disk and Active@ Data Studio (Windows and DOS edition); serbian tutorial on restoring keyboard and mouse with boot disk.

Active@ Boot Disk Live CD


Emergency Boot CD
(user guides)

Emergency Boot CD ISO ; defragment registry offline

 

ERD Commander (Emergency Repair Disk) or newer MSDaRT (Microsoft Diagnostics and Recovery Toolset). MSDaRT is part of the Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), which is only available for volume-licensed customers and for Technet/MSDN subscribers.

Microsoft Diagnostic and Recovery Toolset 8.1 x64 (MSDaRT) ISO

 

Farstone TotalRecovery Tools USB (manual)

TotalRecovery Tools USB and CD iso

 

Hirens Boot CD (HBCD)

Hirens Boot CD 15.2 ISO

 

indrema Boot Disk (iBD)

Indrema boot disk, live disk computer repair

 

Neosmart Easy Recovery Essentials (Easy RE)

Neosmart Easy Recovery Essentials Boot rescue disk

 

Paragon Rescue Kit

Paragon Rescue Kit free ISO boot Rescue CD flash

 

Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD) –  one of the most used boot CDs for system administrators

Ultimate Boot CD ISO

 

Wondershare LiveBoot

Wondershare Live Boot ISO

 

 

[ Bonus ]

* honorable mentions

 

boot-repair-disk

Boot-repair-rescue disk iso image

 

Inquisitor (PC benchmark tool)

Inquisitor PC benchmark live CD iso

 

OTL PE (OTL is the old antimalware tool by Old Timer); it can also be found on Malekal Live CD:

OTL PE - Old Timer Live Boot antimalware CD

 

Clonezilla!

GParted Live

Ophcrack Live CD

Redo Backup and Recovery

System Rescue CD

Win PE

… and of course Zillya! LiveCD

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Complete list of boot CDs for system administrators
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Complete list of boot CDs for system administrators
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We present you the complete list of boot CDs for system administrators. This alphabetical list includes the most useful rescue and other boot CDs out there as of October, 2015.
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