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bootcfg is described as 'Used to edit boot configuration data on Windows systems. Predecessor of bcdedit. Found on Windows XP and prior versions' and is a Boot Manager in the os & utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to bootcfg for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Solaris. The best alternative is GRUB, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like bootcfg are EasyBCD, Bootice, Grub Customizer and Grub2Win.

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Used to edit boot configuration data on Windows systems. Predecessor of bcdedit. Found on Windows XP and prior versions.

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  1. GRUB icon

    GRUB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Solaris
    • OpenSolaris
    23 alternatives to GRUB 

    GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, the GRand Unified Bootloader, which was originally designed and implemented by Erich Stefan Boleyn.

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    GRUB in non-graphical mode
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    EasyBCD

    20 alternatives to EasyBCD 

    EasyBCD is NeoSmart Technologies multiple award-winning answer to tweaking Windows bootloader. With EasyBCD, almost anything is possible, e.g. to boot a Win7-VHD-image. Setting up and configuring Windows boot entries is simple, and there is no easier way to quickly boot right...

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    EasyBCD Home


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    Bootice

    7 alternatives to Bootice 

    Bootice - utility to modify or backup/restore your MBR (Master Boot Record) or PBR (Partition Boot Record).

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    1.  PortableBootice can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    2.  Command line interfaceBootice either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    Discontinued

    Author's website no longer exists, software can still be downloaded from third party sites.

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  4. Grub Customizer icon

    Grub Customizer

    17 alternatives to Grub Customizer 

    Grub Customizer is a graphical interface to configure the GRUB2/BURG settings and menuentries.

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    Grub2Win

    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to Grub2Win 

    Safely dual boot Windows and Linux without touching the Windows MBR.

    Grub2Win installs to Windows 8, Windows 7, XP, 2000 or Vista. It boots native, open source GNU grub version 2.00 code. Everything is contained in one 7 MB directory on your Windows C: drive.

    The simple Windows.

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  6. EasyUEFI

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    20 alternatives to EasyUEFI 

    Manage EFI/UEFI Boot Options & Manage EFI System Partitions & Fix EFI/UEFI Boot Issues.

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  7. GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB icon

    GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to GRUB4DOS and WINGRUB 

    GRUB for DOS is the dos extension of GRUB. It enables dos users to run the configuration console directly in real mode. The project also contains an utility called WINGRUB, an GUI intends to help configuring and installing GRUB in the WINDOWS environment.

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    Discontinued

    It was last updated in 2013.

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    Visual BCD Editor

    16 alternatives to Visual BCD Editor 

    Visual BCD Editor - advanced GUI version of bcdedit utility. Automatic boot loader creation - Windows 7|Vista|XP|VHD. Fix boot manager and dual boot problems.

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    Visual BCD Editor
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    VMLite VBoot

    • Windows
    • Linux
    33 alternatives to VMLite VBoot 

    VBoot allows you to boot a physical computer from a single virtual disk file in VHD/VMDK/VDI/Raw format. Each file contains a single operating system. It supports Windows 2000, Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, 2003 Server, 2008 Server and Linux 2.6, 32- and 64-bit.

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    VBoot boot entry can be easily added to XP-,2003-,Vista-,Win7 boot manager
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    Linux Loader

    20 alternatives to Linux Loader 

    The development of LILO as classic bootloader for GNU/Linux systems was restarted in June 2010. Because of the simpleness LILO has some advantages comparing with Grub and Grub2. But nowadays LILO is not the bootloader for all situations. But LILO is longtime proved and stable.

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