Hiren's Boot CD is a boot CD containing various diagnostic programs such as partitioning agents, system performance benchmarks, disk cloning and imaging tools, data recovery tools, MBR tools, BIOS tools, and many others for fixing various computer problems. It is a Bootable CD; thus, it can be useful even if the primary operating system cannot be booted. Hiren's Boot CD has an extensive list of software. Utilities with similar functionality on the CD are grouped together and seem redundant; however, they present choices through UI differences.
Hiren's BootCD - All in one Dos Bootable CD which has all these utilities.
- Partition Magic Pro 8.05 - Best software to partition hard drive
- Acronis Disk Director Suite 9.0.554 - Popular disk management functions in a single suite
- Paragon Partition Manager 7.0.1274 - Universal tool for partitions
- Partition Commander 9.01 - The safe way to partition your hard drive,with undo feature
- Ranish Partition Manager 2.44 - a boot manager and hard disk partitioner.
- The Partition Resizer v1.3.4 - move and resize your partitions in one step and more.
- Smart Fdisk 2.05 - a simple harddisk partition manager
- SPecial Fdisk 2000.03t - SPFDISK a partition tool.
- eXtended Fdisk 0.9.3 - XFDISK allows easy partition creation and edition
- GDisk 1.1.1 - Complete replacement for the DOS FDISK utility and more.
- Super Fdisk 1.0 - Create, delete, format partitions drives without destroying data
Disk Clone Tools:
- ImageCenter 5.6 (Drive Image 2002) - Best software to clone hard drive
- Norton Ghost 11.0.1 - Similar to Drive Image (with usb/scsi support)
- Acronis True Image 8.1.945 - Create an exact disk image for complete system backup and disk cloning.
- Partition Saver 3.50 - A tool to backup/restore partitions.
- COPYR.DMA Build013 - A Tool for making copies of hard disks with bad sectors
- F-Prot Antivirus 3.16f (1410) - Very good virus scanner (with ntfs support and easy to use menu)
- McAfee Antivirus 4.4.50 (1410) - a virus scanner (with ntfs support and easy to use menu)
- Active Partition Recovery 3.0 - To Recover a Deleted partition.
- Active Uneraser 3.0 - To recover deleted files and folders on FAT and NTFS systems.
- Ontrack Easy Recovery Pro 6.10 - To Recover data that has been deleted/virus attack
- Winternals Disk Commander 1.1 - more than just a standard deleted-file recovery utility
- TestDisk 6.9b - Tool to check and undelete partition.
- Lost & Found 1.06 - a good old data recovery software.
- DiyDataRecovery Diskpatch 2.1.100 - An excellent data recovery software.
- Prosoft Media Tools 5.0 v188.8.131.52 - Another excellent data recovery software with many other options.
- PhotoRec 6.9b - File and pictures recovery Tool.
- System Speed Test 4.78 - it tests CPU, harddrive, ect.
- PC-Check 6.0 - Easy to use hardware tests
- Ontrack Data Advisor 5.0 - Powerful diagnostic tool for assessing the condition of your computer
- The Troubleshooter 7.02 - all kind of hardware testing tool
- PC Doctor 2004 - a benchmarking and information tool
- Test Cpu/Video/Disk 5.6 - a tool to test cpu, video, and disk
- Test Hard Disk Drive 1.0 - a tool to test Hard Disk Drive
RAM (Memory) Testing Tools:
- DocMemory 3.1b - RAM Test utility
- GoldMemory 5.07 - RAM Test utility
- Memtest86+ 2.00 - PC Memory Test
Hard Disk Tools:
- Hard Disk Diagnostic Utilities
- Seagate Seatools Desktop Edition 3.02
- Western Digital Data Lifeguard Tools
- Western Digital Diagnostics (DLGDIAG) 5.04f
- Maxtor PowerMax 4.23
- Maxtor amset utility 4.0
- Maxtor(or any Hdd) Low Level Formatter 1.1
- Fujitsu HDD Diagnostic Tool 7.00
- Fujitsu IDE Low Level Format 1.0
- Samsung HDD Utility(HUTIL) 2.04
- Samsung Disk Diagnose (SHDIAG) 1.28
- IBM/Hitachi Drive Fitness Test 4.11
- IBM/Hitachi Feature Tool 2.08
- Gateway GwScan 5.12
- ExcelStor's ESTest 4.20
- MHDD 4.6
- WDClear 1.30
- Toshiba Hard Disk Diagnostic 2.00b
- SeaTools for Dos 1.09
- HDD Regenerator 1.51 - to recover a bad hard drive
- Ontrack Disk Manager 9.57 - Disk Test/Format/Maintenance tool.
- Norton Disk Doctor 2002 - a tool to repair a damaged disk, or to diagnose your hard drive.
- Norton Disk Editor 2002 - a powerful disk editing, manual data recovery tool.
- Hard Disk Sentinel 0.01 - Hard Disk health, performance and temperature monitoring tool.
- Active Kill Disk 4.1 - Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive.
- HDAT2 4.6b - main function is testing and repair (regenerates) bad sectors for devices
- SmartUDM 2.00 - Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T. Viewer.
- Victoria 3.33e and 3.52rus - a freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics
- HDD Eraser 1.0 - Secure erase using a special feature built into most newer hard drives
System Information Tools:
- Aida16 2.14 - a system information tool, extracts details of all components of the PC
- PCI and AGP info Tool (1410) - The PCI System information & Exploration tool.
- System Analyser version 5.3t - View extensive information about your hardware
- Navratil Software System Information 0.59.16 - High-end professional system information tool
- Astra 5.34 - Advanced System info Tool and Reporting Assistant
- HwInfo 5.1.0 - a powerful system information utility
- PC-Config 9.33 - Complete hardware detection of your computer
- SysChk 2.46- Find out exactly what is under the hood of your PC
- CPU Identification utility v1.12 - Detailed information on CPU (CHKCPU.EXE)
- CTIA CPU Information - another CPU information tool
MBR (Master Boot Record) Tools:
- MBR Work 1.07b - a utility to perform some common and uncommon MBR functions
- MBR Tool 2.2.100 - backup, verify, restore, edit, refresh, remove, display, re-write...
- DiskMan4 - all in one tool for cmos, bios, bootrecord and more
- BootFix Utility - Run this utility if you get 'Invalid system disk'
- MBR SAVE / RESTORE 2.1 - BootSave and BootRest tools to save / restore MBR
- Boot Partition 2.60 - add Partition in the Windows NT/2000/XP Multi-boot loader
- Partition Table Doctor 3.5 - a tool to repair/modify mbr, bootsector, partition table
- Smart Boot Manager 3.7.1 - a multi boot manager
- Bootmagic 8.0 - This tool is for multi boot operating systems
- MBRWizard 2.0b - Directly update and modify the MBR (Master Boot Record)
BIOS / CMOS Tools:
- CMOS 0.93 - CMOS Save / Restore Tool
- BIOS Cracker 4.8 - BIOS password remover (cmospwd)
- BIOS Cracker 1.4 - BIOS password remover (cmospwc)
- BIOS Utility 1.35.0 - BIOS Informations, password, beep codes and more.
- !BIOS 3.20 - a powerfull utility for bios and cmos
- DISKMAN4 - a powerful all in one utility
- UniFlash 1.40 - bios flash utility
- Kill CMOS - a tiny utility to wipe cmos
- Award DMI Configuration Utility 2.43 - DMI Configuration utility for modifying/viewing the MIDF contents.
- Picture Viewer 1.94 - Picture viewer for dos, supports more then 40 filetypes.
- QuickView Pro 2.58 - movie viewer for dos, supports many format including divx.
- MpxPlay 1.56 - a small Music Player for dos
- Active Password Changer 3.0.420 - To Reset User Password on windows NT/2000/XP/2003 (FAT/NTFS)
- Offline NT/2K/XP Password Changer - utility to reset windows nt/2000/xp administrator/user password.
- Registry Viewer 4.2 - Registry Viewer/Editor for Win9x/Me/NT/2K/XP
- Registry Reanimator v1.02 - check and restore structure of the damaged registry files of NT/2K/XP
- NTPWD - utility to reset windows nt/2000/xp administrator/user password.
- ATAPWD 1.2 - Hard Disk Password Utility
NTFS Ext2FS, Ext3FS (FileSystems) Tools :
- NTFS Dos Pro 5.0 - To access ntfs partitions from Dos
- NTFS 4 Dos 1.9 - To access ntfs partitions from Dos
- Paragon Mount Everything 3.0 - To access NTFS, Ext2FS, Ext3FS partitions from dos
- NTFS Dos 3.02 - To access ntfs partitions from Dos
- EditBINI 1.01 - to Edit boot.ini on NTFS Partition