Active@ Boot Disk Features. Windows LiveCD.

Active@ Boot Disk (Live CD) is a powerful set of tools that will help you in a number of data recovery and data security scenarios.

Active@ Boot Disk

Main Features

  • Full access to non-bootable PC
  • After loading basic system files into the RAM, the Active@ Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive and the drive becomes available, for example for data CD/DVD/Blu-ray burning.
  • Active@ Boot Disk can be started from a CD, DVD, Blu-ray or USB flash drive (appropriate BIOS settings required)
  • Multi-boot or dual-boot functionality (DOS + Windows) NEW!
  • User friendly Boot Disk Creator interface NEW!
  • Boot Disk Creator allows specifying boot settings like language and network NEW!
  • Boot Disk customizing: add files, drivers, scripts and change boot settings. NEW!
  • Boot Disk Creator component - an utility to make a bootable CD/DVD/Blu-ray, Flash drive or ISO image NEW!.
  • Data recovery & file recovery utilities allow to recover deleted files, or recover data from deleted / damaged partitions.
  • Disk data backup (Disk Image) and restore functionality.
  • Create, delete and format partitions on hard disk drives, as well as USB and Floppy media
  • Deleted partition recovery by using either editing partition table using low-level HEX editor, or via automated partition software.
  • Reset your Windows Administrator password or  local user account’s attributes
  • DoD-compliant disk erasing & wiping of free space on the PC disks.
  • Securely erase data.
  • Hard Disk Drive temperature and S.M.A.R.T attributes monitoring utility
  • Terminal client, Web browser, Telnet & FTP Clients, and other connectivity tools
  • Paint, Notepad, WordPad Calculator, Task Manager, Registry Editor, HEX editor and other PC tools
  • Optimize the files to reduce time taken for read/write operations from a hard disk with Disk Defragmenter NEW!
  • Network access via TCP/IP, network configurator is included
  • Additional driver loading on-the-fly, or from pre-configured directories
  • Data CD/DVD burning for data backup and recovery purposes
  • File management – browse directories, search, copy and move files and folders
  • Works with Windows Clients: NT, Win2000 Wks, XP, Vista, Windows7, Windows8
  • Works with Windows Servers : NT, 2000 Server, 2003, 2008
  • Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, NTFS+EFS file systems
  • Supports advanced search of deleted files
  • Supports all types of Flash Memory Cards
  • Supports localized and long filenames
  • Supports compressed, encrypted and fragmented files on NTFS
  • Supports IDE / ATA / SCSI drives
  • 10-days trial package can be registered and activated to commercial version (DOS, Windows, Suite) without reinstalling NEW!
  • 152 Driver Packs (USB3 / Mass Storage Devices / Network Cards) - Commercial version

Active@ Data CD/DVD Burner - Burner Utility

  • Burns files and folders to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DL(Dual Layer)
    HD DVD-RAM, HD DVD-R ;BD-RW, BD-R, BD-RW DL, BD-R DL (Blu-ray)

Active@ File Recovery - File & Folders Recovery Tool

  • Recovers deleted files from damaged, formatted, reformatted, or deleted partitions. (FAT, FAT32 and NTFS partitions)
  • Two types of scan: QuickScan and SuperScan
  • Extended scan detects deleted primary partitions and logical drives
  • Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
  • Recovered files and folders can be saved on any local or network drives
  • Creates Disk Image for logical and physical drives - for data recovery purposes
  • Opens Disk Image and recovers files from it as from regular drive
  • Disk Image is created in raw format that is compatible with other utilities
  • Supports Hardware RAID Arrays and Software RAID Volumes
  • Virtually rebuilds damaged RAID 0 - RAID 5 Arrays. RAID data recovery
  • Visible representation of file or folder recoverability
  • Event log
  • Supports Drag & Drop for single and multiple deleted files recovery
  • File Recovery Recognizes Files Based on File Signatures
    Active@ Scan technology allows you to recognize files based on file signatures for the following file types:
    • Word Documents (*.DOC)
    • Excel Spreadsheets ( *.XLS)
    • Excel 2007 Spreadsheets (*.XLSX)
    • Outlook Data Archives (*.PST)
    • Word 2007 Documents (*.DOCX)
    • JPEG Images (*.JPG)
    • Bitmap Images (*.BMP)
    • Corel Draw Files (*.CDR)
    • Canon Raw Images (*.CRW;*.CR2)
    • Nikon Raw Images (*.NEF)
    • TIF/TIFF Images (*.TIF)
    • Crystal Reports (*.RPT)
    • Visio Diagrams (*.VSD)
    • PowerPoint Presentations (*.PPT)
    • PowerPoint 2007 Presentations (*.PPTX)
    • AVI Files (*.AVI)
    • WAV Files (*.WAV)
    • MPG/MPEG Files (*.MPG)
    • ANI Files (*.ANI)
    • Zip Archives (*.ZIP)
    • QuickBooks Files (*.QBW)
    • Access Databases (*.MDB;*.SDW)

Active@ Partition Recovery - Partition Restore Utility

  • Displays complete physical and logical drive information
  • Supports IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI drives
  • Supports large (more than 128GB) size disks and volumes
  • Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 file systems
  • Detects deleted primary/extended partitions and drives
  • Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
  • Ability to preview partition files and folders before recovery
  • Displays complete detected partition information as well as recoverability status
  • Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and detected attributes
  • Displays long file names and non-English (Unicode) file names
  • Creates a Raw Disk Image for disks and volumes
  • Creates Backup for MBR, Partition Table, Volume Boot Sectors
  • Restores MBR, Partition Table and Boot Sectors from the Backup
  • Restores detected partition information back to HDD
  • Corrects BOOT.INI automatically (if needed) to keep the system bootable
  • Corrects Volume Boot Sectors automatically and manually to keep the partition integrity
  • Allows to Fix damaged MBR and to Delete Invalid Partitions
  • Performs partition recovery on-the-fly (no machine reboot is needed)

Active@ Disk Image - Backup Disk Image

  • Backup Disk Image
    A copy of hard drives or disk partitions containing occupied sectors only
    May contain any set of hard drives & partitions as well as an exact copy of a PC
    Imaging and restoring basic or dynamic volumes
    Supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, CDFS, UDF file systems
    Different levels of compression
    Splitting into chunks
    Password protection
  • Raw Disk Image
    A sector by sector copy of hard drives or disk partitions
    Different level of compression
    Splitting into chunks
  • Clone Disk
    Transferring data, sector-by-sector, from one partition or an entire disk directly to another partition or entire disk.
    Duplicate the same data to multiple hard drives
  • Log Reports
    The log file contains a detailed list of actions performed during each operation.
    Three log formats supported: XML logs (used internally by software), plain text log (placed along with an image) and Windows Event logs.

Active@ KillDisk - Erase & Destroy Data

  • Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive or logical partition
  • Erases partitions, logical drives and unused disk space
  • Supports IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI hard disk drives
  • Supports fixed disks, floppies, zip drives and Flash Media drives
  • Supports large-sized drives (more than 128GB)
  • Supports Command Line mode (can be run with no user interaction)
  • Erases with one-pass zeros
  • Erases with one-pass random characters
  • Erases with user-defined number of passes (up to 99)
  • US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant
  • German VISTR compliant
  • Russian GOST p50739-95 compliant
  • Gutmann method compliant
  • Customizable security levels
  • Supports all detected hard disk drives
  • Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file
  • Displays detected drive and partition information
  • Scans NTFS and FAT volumes and displays existing and deleted files and folders
  • Data verification may be performed after erasing is completed
  • Disk Viewer allows you to preview any sectors or file clusters on a drive
    Wipes out NTFS, FAT32, FAT16 and FAT12 volumes from areas containing deleted and unused data
  • Wipes out free clusters (unused by file data sectors)
  • Wipes out file slack space (unused bytes in the last cluster occupied by file)
  • Wipes out deleted MFT and ROOT system records
  • Wipes out unused space in any MFT records and compressed clusters

Active@ Disk Monitor - Monitor & Control Disk Health

  • HDD performance monitoring and control provides background hard disk performance monitoring and control over the disk's state.
  • S.M.A.R.T. Technology - based on Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.).
  • Scanning Disks for Bad Sectors - able to scan and display bad sectors on a disk's surface.
  • E-mail and Popup notifications - sends an e-mail or a popup notification automatically if critical conditions appear.
  • S.M.A.R.T. Attributes - displays current values of S.M.A.R.T. attributes, giving the extensive information about your hard disk's state.
  • Disk Information - provides detailed hard disk information such as Serial/Model Number, Number of cylinders, and so on.
  • Launch at Windows startup - can be launched automatically at Windows startup and monitor the HDD(s) in the background.
  • Event logs and reports - generates event log and S.M.A.R.T. reports with detailed information about disk(s) activity over the period of time.

Active@ Password Changer - Recover & Reset Passwords

  • Recovers passwords from multiple partitions and hard disk drives
  • Detects and displays all Microsoft Security Databases (SAM)
  • Displays all local users
  • Displays full account information for any local user
  • Resets administrator's password
  • Resets user's password
  • Resets "User is Disabled" flag
  • Sets "Password Never Expires" flag for user's account
  • Ability to change (set or clear) user's account flags:
    "User must change password at next logon", "Password never expires", "Account is disabled", "Account is locked out"
  • Ability to manage logon time (Permitted logon hours) for a local user

Active@ Partition Manager - Create, Format & Delete Partitions

  • Creates a partition or logical drive
  • Formats a logical drive or partition (FAT16, FAT32, NTFS)
  • Assigns or changes partition attributes
  • Formats a Flash memory card as NTFS
  • Deletes a partition or logical drive
  • Creates FAT32 partitions greater than 32GB in size (up to 1Tb)
  • Marks partition as active.
  • Creates several partitions on a USB flash memory device
  • Displays the properties of a partition, logical drive or hard drive device

Other Utilities

  • Windows Task Manager
Monitors applications and services running, system performance and resources
  • Command Prompt (cmd.exe)
 
  • File Manager (Explore my Computer)
Copies, moves, deletes files and folders
  • Diskpart.exe
Is a text-mode command interpreter that allows you to manage disks, partitions, or volumes from a command prompt or script.
  • Drvload.exe.
Use the drvload command to add device drivers, such as audio, video, and motherboard chipsets, to a Windows PE image. You can also use drvload to dynamically load a driver after Windows PE has started.
  • Telnet Connect
Connect to remote hosts in terminal session
  • FTP Connect
Connect to remote hosts via FTP, browse, download and upload files.
  • Remote Desktop Connection Client
Runs Microsoft Terminal Client to connect to and work with a network server remotely
  • Map Network Drive
Connects to a shared network folder and assign a driver letter to the connection so that you can access the folder using My Computer 
  • View Network Status
Displays current IP configuration
  • Release/Renew IP address
Runs IP Config utility to renew IP address
  • Netcfg.exe
The network configuration tool configures network access.
  • Notepad
Simple text editor
  • WordPad
Text editor supporting rich text format (RTF) and Word Document formats (DOC)
  • Paint
Image editor – open, preview, save and edit images
  • System Information
Displays detailed information about the system
  • Screenshot Maker
Capture the image of the current screen display and store it as a file.
  • Mail Sender
Send the e-mail from under Active@ Boot Disk environment
  • Date/Time
Change local Date/Time and time zone
  • Display Configurator
Configure your current display resolution
  • CheckDisk
Execute standard chkdsk.exe utility with set of options that allow you to detect and fix bad sectors, or file clusters
  • Calculator
Simple handy calculator
  • Local Registry editor
Search for local registry on HDDs, attach and view/edit them to repair some registry problems manually
  • Localization Support
Add your local keyboard layout, type in using your native language
  • Web Browser
Easy-to-use and simple web browser