Active@ LiveCD Features

General features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Ability to start non-bootable PC for the data access and recovery
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Boots up any machine from a portable media: CD, DVD, Blu-ray disc or USB flash disk
BIOS and UEFI secure boot supported All boot modes supported: legacy BIOS and the latest UEFI secure boot
Saving and restoring desktop configuration Desktop configuration can be customized & saved to USB, then restored for next sessions
Anti-virus software included Virus detection and infected systems repair, anti-virus scanner included
Data recovery & file recovery tools Ability to recover deleted, damaged or re-formatted volumes & undelete files being lost
Disk data backup and restore options Ability to back up volumes & local disks and to restore them back in case of system crash
Secure data erasing tools Ability to erase all data on volumes securely, 23 international sanitizing standards supported
Secure data erasing tools Ability to inspect data on a low-level, view & edit raw disk's sectors in hexadecimal editor
Secure data erasing tools Ability to reset local user passwords and user account attributes for Windows OS family
Office Documents can be previewed with Okular Document Viewer Document Viewer (Okular) previews PDF, EPS, DjVu, FB2, eBook, CHM and other documents
Advanced Text Editor with colouring schemas included Advanced Text Editor (Kate) previews/edits files stored in many text formats, colouring supported
Configure Desktop applet customizes appearance, configures Network, Power Saving, etc... Desktop Control Panel configures User Accounts & Permissions, Multimedia, Networking, Workspace, Appearance, Display, ...
Almost all file systems supported for read-write access Read/Write access to nearly all file systems: NTFS, FAT/exFAT, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, BtrFS, F2FS, ReiserFS, HFS+, JFS, UFS, XFS, ZFS
Apper Software Manager downloads and installs additional packages Software Manager: Downloads & Installs extra RPM packages from web repositories
System Tools: Partition Editor & Expert Partitioner System Tools: Expert Partitioner manages any types of disks, volumes, RAIDs, networking
Two different file managers included for convenient data access File managers: Dolphin & Krusader let you browse, search, copy/move files & folders
Configure Desktop applet customizes appearance, configures Network, Power Saving, etc... Networking: Connection Manager configures Wired and Wireless (Wi-Fi) Connections, VPN, DSL, Mobile, Service Discovery, ...
Network Folder Wizard provides network connections Networking: Network Folder Wizard connects WebAdv, FTP, SSH & MS Windows shares
Internet can be accessed via Web Browser Internet: QupZilla web browser, Sylpheed email client, other utilities cab be downloaded from web repositories
Remmina Remote Desktop Client connectivity tool Remote access: Remote Desktop Client supports RDP, SFTP, SSH, VNC secure connections
HDD, RAM, CPU & Network monitoring utilities included Status & health monitoring: Disks, SMART, RAM, CPU & Network monitoring utilities included
Graphics & Multimedia tools Graphics & multimedia: Image/Picture Viewers, Sound Mixer, CD/DVD Disc Burner
TrueCrypt/RealCrypt encrypted volumes can be accessed Security: Encrypted with TrueCrypt volumes and files can be attached and managed
Console Terminals: Konsole, Super User Mode, XTerm, Telnet Console terminals: Konsole Terminal, Super User Mode Terminal, XTerm & Telnet
Support tools: Calculator, Archiver.. Support tools: Ark Archiver, Calculator, Screen Capture, Info Centre, Clipboard Manager

Active@ UNDELETE features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Quick Scan and Advanced Disk Scan algorithms
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Quick Scan detects deleted or damaged files and folders
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Advanced Scan detects deleted volumes and files by signatures
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Disk Image is created in raw format for future recovery purposes
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Virtually rebuilds damaged RAID0-5 Arrays. RAID data recovery
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Advanced Recovery mode recognizes files based on file signatures
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Signature Files an be organized and renamed before recovery
Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Recovers deleted files from damaged, formatted, reformatted, or deleted partitions: NTFS/FAT/exFAT, ExtFS/BtrFS, HFS+, UFS
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Opens Disk Image and recovers files from it as from regular drive
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports Hardware RAID Arrays and Software RAID Volumes
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Visible representation of file or folder recoverability
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Multiple Wizards for different recovery scenarios
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Recovered files/folders can be saved on any local or network drives

Active@ Partition Recovery features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Supports SATA/eSATA/IDE/SSD/SCSI disks & RAID arrays
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports NTFS/FAT/exFAT,Ext2/3/4,BtrFS,UFS,HFS+ file systems
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Displays detected partition information & recoverability status
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Creates a Raw Disk Image (compressed & non-compressed)
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Restores MBR, Partition Table and Boot Sectors from the Backup
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Allows to Fix damaged MBR and to Delete Invalid Partitions
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Corrects BOOT.INI automatically (if needed) to keep the system bootable
Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Displays complete physical and logical drive information
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports large (more than 2TB) size disks and volumes
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Ability to preview partition files and folders before recovery
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and detected attributes
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Creates Backup for MBR, Partition Table, Volume Boot Sectors
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Restores detected partition information back to HDD
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Corrects Volume Boot Sectors automatically and manually to keep the partition integrity
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Last Chance recovery mode detects and recovers files by their pre-defined signatures

Active@ KillDisk features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Erases partitions, logical drives and unused disk space
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports fixed disks, removable drives and Flash Media cards
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports 23 security standards including DoD 5220.22-M
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports simultaneous erasing of all detected disks (in parallel)
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Displays detected drive and partition information
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Data verification may be performed after erasing is completed
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Supports Command Line mode (can be run with no user interaction)
Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Securely overwrites & destroys all data on physical or logical disk
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports SATA / IDE / USB / SSD / SCSI disks & RAID arrays
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Supports large-sized drives (more than 2TB)
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Erases with user-defined number of passes and user patterns
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Customizable security levels
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Scans NTFS/FAT/ExtFs/HFS+/UFS/BtrFS volumes and displays existing and deleted files and folders

Active@ Password Changer features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Recovers passwords from multiple partitions and hard disk drives
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive 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"
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Resets administrator's password, user's password,"User is Disabled" flag
Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Detects and displays all Microsoft Security Databases (SAM)
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Displays all local users
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Displays full account information for any local user
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Ability to manage Logon time (permitted hours) for a local user
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Sets "Password Never Expires" flag for user's account

Active@ Disk Backup features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC 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
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Raw Disk Image
  • A sector by sector copy of hard drives or disk partitions
  • Different level of compression
  • Splitting into chunks
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive 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@ Disk Editor features

Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Enhanced template view
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Detailed MFT record information
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Bookmarks
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Data Inspector
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Working with images
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Hiperlinks in templates
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Side-by-side Compare and Edit
Boot disk: Full access to non-bootable PC Fields coloring with data in tooltips
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Extensive FAT/exFAT/NTFS/HFS+/Ext2/Ext3/Ext4/UFS support
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Filling selection with a pattern
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Unicode support
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Quick Disk Info
Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD-drive Browse volume and file preview mode
Boot Disk can be started from a CD or USB flash drive Fast navigation points