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.