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BootMed is described as 'The BootMed Live CD is an Ubuntu Remix for those new to Linux. It's main goal is to help the average Windows user to recover a computer that will not boot. BootMed can help you remove viruses from a computer that will not boot, recover deleted files and partitions' and is a File Recovery tool in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BootMed for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Preinstallation Environment and Kali Linux. The best alternative is MediCat USB, which is free. Other great apps like BootMed are Hiren’s BootCD, Hiren’s BootCD PE, DiskGenius and Ultimate Boot CD.

BootMed alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Partition Managers or Virtualization Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BootMed.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Wine

The BootMed Live CD is an Ubuntu Remix for those new to Linux. It's main goal is to help the average Windows user to...

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  1. MediCat USB icon

    MediCat USB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A highly-customizable multiboot USB stick for modern PC Repair. Supports both Legacy BIOS and UEFI. Based on Ventoy.

    UEFI menu.
  2. Not to be confused with the newer Hiren’s BootCD PE

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  3. Hiren’s BootCD PE (Preinstallation Environment) is a restored edition of Hiren’s BootCD based on Windows 10 PE x64. PE version is being developed by Hiren’s BootCD fans. it supports UEFI booting and requires minimum 2 GB RAM.

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    DiskGenius

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Apple TV

    DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.

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  5. Ultimate Boot CD icon

    Ultimate Boot CD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Live/Bootable CD with network support containing tools for file and system recovery, virus scans and more.

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    Knoppix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Knoppix is an operating system based on Debian designed to be run directly from a CD / DVD (Live CD) or a USB key (Live USB), one of the first of its kind for any operating system. When starting a program, it is loaded from the removable medium and decompressed into a RAM drive.

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    Qemu Simple Boot

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Qemu Simple Boot lets you to Boot ISO images without having to burn them to disc first , it is is a portable freeware virtualization tool

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    MobaLiveCD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    MobaLiveCD is a freeware that will run your Linux LiveCD on Windows thanks to the excellent emulator called "Qemu".

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    Trinity Rescue Kit

    • FreeProprietary
    • Linux

    Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.

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  10. From the site: "I have been a field service technician for many years, which means that I am out on my own fixing computers on-site and don’t always have the support of a shop or colleagues to help.

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    Download reportedly includes a cryptominer and VirusTotal seem to corroborate that. See https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/48d8212a2e7df3fc882eef5a222899c4c8a0dbcab110d29a4eece0f12a903bf0/detection

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