FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD Alternatives

    FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD is described as 'F4UBCD, FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD, will be the last Boot CD you'll ever need' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Self-Hosted solutions and Easy2Boot. The best alternative is Hiren’s BootCD. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MediCat USB or Ultimate Boot CD. Other great apps like FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD are Hiren’s BootCD PE (Free), DiskGenius (Freemium), Knoppix (Free, Open Source) and All in One – System Rescue Toolkit (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 25, 2021

    1. **Not to be confused** with the newer [Hiren’s BootCD PE](https://alternativeto.
      Most users think Hiren’s BootCD is a great alternative to FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Easy2Boot
      • RMPrepUSB
      • Ventoy
      • UNetbootin
      • YUMI
      • Rufus
      • ImageUSB
      • Universal USB Installer
      MediCat USB is a complete multiboot solution for modern computers. MediCat USB is geared towards modern hardware, and is now a rolling-release. It gets about 1 or 2 updates each month. It is based on Ventoy by longpanda on github:...
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    2. The last Boot CD you'll ever need. You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to:
      Almost everyone thinks Ultimate Boot CD is a great alternative to FalconFour's Ultimate Boot CD.
    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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    4. DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users. Feature: #- Data and Partitions Recovery. #- Manage Hard Drive: * Resize / Split Partition. * One-click partition a hard drive.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. Grml provides an excellent selection of software packages for installation, deployment and system rescue. You'll get sysadmin's favourite tools.
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    8. Windows stores its user information, including crypted versions of the passwords, in a file called 'sam', usually found in \windows\system32\config. This file is a part of the registry, in a binary format previously undocumented, and not easily accessible.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Rescatux is a GNU/Linux rescue cd (and eventually also Windows) but it is not like other rescue disks. Rescatux comes with Rescapp. Rescapp is a nice wizard that will guide you through your rescue tasks.
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