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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 a File Recovery tool 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 MediCat USB, which is free. Other great apps like UBCD4Win are Hiren’s BootCD, Hiren’s BootCD PE, DiskGenius and Ultimate Boot CD.

UBCD4Win alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Operating Systems or Partition Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of UBCD4Win .
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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  1. MediCat USB icon

    MediCat USB

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    A highly-customizable multiboot USB stick for modern PC Repair. Supports both Legacy BIOS and UEFI. Based on Ventoy.

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  2. Not to be confused with the newer Hiren’s BootCD PE

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  3. 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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  4. DiskGenius icon

    DiskGenius

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Apple TV

    DiskGenius, previously PartitionGuru, is full-featured partition manager, which is designed to optimize disk usage for Windows users.

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  5. Ultimate Boot CD icon

    Ultimate Boot CD

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Live/Bootable CD with network support containing tools for file and system recovery, virus scans and more.

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  6. Knoppix icon

    Knoppix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    Rescatux

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    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. 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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  9. Grml icon

    Grml

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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  10. BartPE icon

    BartPE

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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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