From Active Data Recovery Software:
Active@ LiveCD combines a number of powerful tools that will enable you recover lost data, reset Windows passwords, make computer system backups and securely erase data. The main features:
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 (x86 & x64);
Saving and restoring desktop configuration;
Desktop configuration can be customized & saved to USB, then restored for next sessions;
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 Desktop Control Panel configures User Accounts & Permissions, Multimedia, Networking, Workspace, Appearance, Display, ...
What's new in this version:
- Linux kernel updated to version 3.16.7 (including new drivers and firmware).
- Added Xorg drivers for modern and legacy video adapters.
- Added Sylpheed - lightweight and user-friendly e-mail client.
- Added GSmartContol - temperature & SMART monitor on modern hard disk and solid-state drives.