BootMed Live Cd 1.0

The BootMed Live CD is an Ubuntu Remix for those new to Linux. It`s main goal is to help the average Windows user to recover a computer that will not boot. Besides troubleshooting boot problems, there are many other things that BootMed can guide you through. The first thing you need to know about BootMed is that it is a live cd. A live cd is basically a boot disk on a cd. You put BootMed cd in your computer, turn it on, and the computer will load an operating system from the cd. The operating system on the cd is completely independent of your hard drive, meaning that it will boot up even if Windows cannot. Here is a list of programs pre-installed of BootMed:

  • ClamWin: Clam Anti-Virus that will scan for viruses on a Windows partition.

  • Ddrescue: Disk recover tool that will rescue data from damaged or corrupted drives. Can also securly erase a hard drive or flash drive.

  • Foremost: An application that recovers delted files.

  • ntfsprogs: A Program That Includes The Following Ntfs Filesystem Utilities:

    • mkntfs: Create an NTFS volume on a partition

    • ntfscat: Print a file on the standard output

    • ntfsclone: Efficiently backup/restore a volume at the sector level

    • ntfscluster: Given a cluster, or sector, find the file

    • ntfsfix: Forces Windows to check NTFS at boot time

    • ntfsinfo: Dump a file’s attributes, completely

    • ntfslabel: Display or set a volume’s label

    • ntfslib: Move all the common code into a shared library

    • ntfsls: List directory contents

    • ntfsresize: Resize an NTFS volume

    • ntfsundelete: Find files that have been deleted and recover them

    • ntfswipe: Write zeros over the unused parts of the disk

    • ntfsdefrag: Defragment files, directories and the MFT

    • ntfsck: Perform consistancy checks on a volume

    • nttools: Command-line tools to view/change an offline NTFS volume, e.g. ntfscp, ntfsgrep, ntfstouch, ntfsrm, ntfsrmdir, ntfsmkdir

    • ntfsdiskedit: Walk the tree of NTFS ondisk structures (and alter them)

  • PhotoRec: A program that recovers deleted files.

  • Scalpel: A fast file carver that reads header and footer definitions and extracts matching files. Used for both digital forensics investigation and file recovery.

  • Stinger: A stand-alone Anti Virus from McAfee that can scan for viruses.

  • TestDisk: Recover delted files and partitions.

  • Wine: Windows emulator that allows Windows programs to run in a Linux environment.

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1.0 [01-04-12]

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