UBCD4Win Alternatives

    UBCD4Win is described as '"UBCD4Win is a bootable recovery CD that contains software used for repairing, restoring, or diagnosing almost any computer problem. Our goal is to be the most complete and easy to use free computer diagnostic tool' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are more than 25 alternatives to UBCD4Win for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Winbuilder, Mac and Windows Preinstallation Environment. 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 Hiren’s BootCD PE. Other great apps like UBCD4Win are Ultimate Boot CD (Free), DiskGenius (Freemium), Knoppix (Free, Open Source) and All in One – System Rescue Toolkit (Free).

    This page was last updated Sep 4, 2019

    1. **Not to be confused** with the newer [Hiren’s BootCD PE](https://alternativeto.
      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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. 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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      Updated version of the original Hiren's BootCD v15.2.
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    3. The last Boot CD you'll ever need. You need the Ultimate Boot CD if you want to:
    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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      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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    8. Windows Preinstallation Environment is a lightweight version of Windows used for the deployment of PCs, workstations, and servers, or install, deploy, and repair Windows while it is offline. From Windows PE, you can: Set up your hard drive before installing Windows.
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