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#1 Catweazle

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Posted 24 November 2003 - 01:29 PM

Her can find you a nother one.....


EBCD will be very useful when you need to:
copy/move files (with long names, not necessary in CP437 encoding) from/to the disk but OS which can handle them (windows, linux...) cannot boot. In particular, you may create a backup copy of normally installed and configured Windows and later restore Windows from such backup copy. So, in the case of fault OS itself and all software and its settings can be restored in 5-10 minutes.

perform emergency boot of Windows NT / 2000 / XP. When the loader of this OS on the hard disk is damaged or misconfigured, you are able to load OS using another, standalone loader from this CD.

recover master boot record of HDD. This allows to boot OS after incorrect uninstallation of custom loader (LILO, for example), which made all OS on your PC not bootable.

delete, move, copy to file (image) and re-create partition from file. Image transfer over network is also supported: so you may configure one PC and then make contents of harddisks of other PCs same as contents of the harddisk of the first one.

change password of any user, including administator of Windows NT/2000/XP OS. You do not need to know the old password.

recover deleted file, even file re-deleted from Windows Recycle Bin, and, in contrast, wipe single file or a whole disk so that it will be impossible to recover it in any way.

recover data from accidently formatted disk. Sometimes it helps to recover data from the disk, damaged by a virus.

recover data from a floppy disk, which is not readable by OS. Format 3.5" disk for 1.7 Mb size

Also the disk includes full set of external DOS commands, console versions of the most popular archivers/compressors.

Moreover, emergency boot CD includes minimal Linux distribution (Rescue Linux distribution) which may be very useful to a professional user.

Source: http://ebcd.pcministry.com/


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