LiveXP Alternatives

    LiveXP is described as 'very flexible PE 1x, using Explorer as shell, supporting SATA/IDE drives, USB devices, and many other features and tweaks. This project is based on PE environment and will use a Windows ™ XP/2003 Install CD' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are six alternatives to LiveXP for Windows, Winbuilder and Mac. The best alternative is BartPE, which is free. Other great apps like LiveXP are AppleJack (Free, Open Source), Win8PE SE (Free), Win7PE SE (Free) and multiPE (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 16, 2021

    1. Barts PE Builder helps you build a BartPE (Bart Preinstalled Environment) bootable Windows CD-Rom or DVD from the original Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 installation/setup CD, very suitable for PC maintenance tasks.

      Discontinued

      The project has been removed from the posted site. Last version, 3.1.10a, released on February 17, 2006, can be still downloaded from Wayback Machine

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    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.

      Discontinued

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

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Winbuilder
      Win8PE SE project is based on PE4 environment and will use a Windows 8 (SP0) x86 or x64 DVD. Win8PE SE is Based on the experienced organisation and reliability of Win7PE SE. It comes as a base with only a minimal of applications.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Winbuilder
      Live CD/DVD that can be built from either Windows 7 or Windows Vista sources.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Winbuilder
      multiPE is the first WinBuilder project which builds a PE from XP, Win2003, Vista, Win7 sources.


    3. LiveSystem pro is a proprietary freeware which provides the possibility to create a rescue system based on MS-Windows in an uncomplicated way.
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