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 work for you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to Hiren’s BootCD, but unfortunately only two of them are available for Mac. If you can't find an alternative you can try to filter for web or SaaS options.

    This page was last updated Mar 11, 2021

    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.


      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.
      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 !
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

      Doesn't boot into Windows
      Negative comment almost 4 years ago

    2. 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.


      This project has not had an updated release since about 2010, and does not work on macOS Catalina

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