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Hiren’s BootCD Alternatives for Mac

Hiren’s BootCD is not available for Mac but there are a few alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is All in One – System Rescue Toolkit, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Hiren’s BootCD and three of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Hiren’s BootCD are Direction & Direction Lite and AppleJack.

Hiren’s BootCD alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Partition Managers or Hard Disk Recovery Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Hiren’s BootCD.
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A free bootable CD that contains a multitude of tools for analyzing, recovering, and fixing your computer even if its...

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  1. 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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    1.  NTFS Partition RecoveryAll in One – System Rescue Toolkit can recover your data from a formatted or deleted NTFS partition.
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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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    All in One – System Rescue Toolkit vs Hiren’s BootCD opinions
    Almost everyone thinks All in One – System Rescue Toolkit is a great alternative to Hiren’s BootCD.
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    It has an all in one toolkit running on Linux and another great tool running under windows as well. Moreover, all this stuff is up to date on May 2017 unlike HBCD !

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    Doesn't boot into Windows

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  2. Direction & Direction Lite icon

    Direction & Direction Lite

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    • Windows Preinstallation Environment
    • Kali Linux
    18 alternatives to Direction & Direction Lite 

    This is a modern alternative version to Falcon 4's Ultimate Boot CD and a alternative to Legacy GeGeek Toolkit. This had over 100+ Tools and over 3+ Bootable OSs.

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    1.  Password RecoveryDirection & Direction Lite can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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  3. AppleJack

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    AppleJack is a user friendly troubleshooting assistant for Mac OS X. With AppleJack you can troubleshoot a computer even if you can't load the GUI, or don't have a startup CD handy. AppleJack runs in Single User Mode and is menu-based for ease of use.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    This project has not had an updated release since about 2010, and does not work on macOS Catalina

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