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    Rescatux Alternatives

    Rescatux is described as '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' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Rescatux for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Hiren’s BootCD. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Hiren’s BootCD PE or SystemRescue. Other great apps like Rescatux are Trinity Rescue Kit (Free), Dual-boot Repair (Free), USB/DVD DLC Boot 2019 (Free, Open Source) and AppleJack (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. **Not to be confused** with the newer [Hiren’s BootCD PE](https://alternativeto.
    2. 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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    3. SystemRescue is a Linux system rescue toolkit available as a bootable medium for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions.
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    4. 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.
    5. Dual-boot Repair will automatically fix boot environment of systems based on Windows 7, Windows 8 or Vista with Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7/8 as second operating system.
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      this is an executable, not an operating system, and only is used for fixing dual-boot WINDOWS systems, not linux
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    6. DLC Boot 2019 is a rescue disk that is used as a Recovery CD. The point is that if you are having problems such as Windows can not boot, missing MBR, want to format the hard drive, remove viruses and so on, you can simply use the DLC Boot 2019 to resolve the issue.

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

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    8. ALT Linux is a set of RPM-based, APT-managed operating systems built on top of the Linux kernel and Sisyphus package repository branches. ALT Linux Rescue is, well, the disaster recovery tool.
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    9. 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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    10. Ikki Boot is a multiboot live DVD/USB that aims at troubleshooting, disk partitioning, backup and data recovery. It include : - SystemRescueCd a complete and powerful troubleshooting cd. - Rescatux an easy-to-use troubleshooting cd.
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