With some simple knowledge about what is contained on the CD, you can use it to repair many problems computer like hard drive failure, virus infections, partitioning, password recovery and data recovery.
Password recovery and modification tools are also provided on Hiren's BootCD. You can change the administrator password on Windows machines, and there are utilities for saving passwords for your online accounts in an encrypted format. You can also encrypt your entire hard drive with Hiren's BootCD so that a password is required to read or write any data from or to your hard drive.
To clear a virus and use a large collection of HBCD tools, choose the Mini Windows XP option. A simple version of Windows XP will load on the computer. It might take a few minutes to load everything because it processes files directly from the CD. Once it has loaded, wait for the Hiren's Boot disk menu to pop up. Select the \"Menu\" option and scroll through the programs. The disk features Windows password hackers, registry cleaners and a large collection of antivirus software.
- COPYR.DMA Build013: A Tool for making copies of hard disks with bad sectors (Dos Freeware).- CopyWipe 1.14: Copy old hard drive to a new hard drive by copying the entire contents of one drive to another, CopyWipe can also help prevent confidential or private data from being recovered, by securely wiping the contents of a drive (Windows/Dos Freeware).- Double Driver 3.0: Driver Backup and Restore tool (Windows Freeware).- Drive SnapShot 1.40: creates an exact Disk Image of your system into a file while windows is running (Windows Shareware).- DriveImage XML 2.14: backup any drive/partition to an image file, even if the drive is currently in use, a very good freeware alternative to Ghost / Acronis (Windows Freeware).- DriverBackup! 1.0.3: Another handy tool to backup drivers (Windows Freeware).- FastCopy 2.03: The Fastest Copy/Delete Software on Windows (Windows Freeware).- G4L Ghost 4 Linux 0.34a: a hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tool similar to Norton Ghost (Linux Freeware). - GImageX 2.0.17: ImageX is used to backup/restore WIM images for Windows XP/Vista and Windows 7 (Windows Freeware).- InfraRecorder 0.51: An Open source CD/DVD burning software, also create/burn .iso images (Windows Freeware). - Partition Image: PartImage 0.6.9: supported filesystem includes Ext2, Ext3, Reiserfs, HFS, HPFS, JFS, Xfs, UFS, Fat16, Fat32 and NTFS (Linux Freeware). - Partition Saving 3.90: A tool to backup/restore partitions (SavePart.exe) (Windows/Dos Freeware).- Raw Copy 1.2: Useful tool to transfer the data directly from a faulty drive to another drive, built in data recovery function which will also attempt to recover data from bad sectors (Windows Freeware). - RegBak 1.0: a light-weight and simple utility to create backups of Windows registry files (Windows Freeware).- Seagate DiscWizard 11.8326: Backup drive/partition to an image file, for Seagate owners (Powered by Acronis TrueImage).- SelfImage 188.8.131.52: to create image files of any mounted or unmounted hard disk partition (Windows Freeware).- ShadowCopy 1.00: Copy all your files and entire system: even if they are locked by Windows (Windows Freeware).- Smart Driver Backup 2.12: Easy backup of your Windows device drivers (also works from PE) (Windows Freeware).- WhitSoft File Splitter 4.5a: a Small File Split / Join Tool (Windows Freeware).- XXClone 0.58.0: The simple way to clone a Windows disk to another disk, it makes a self-bootable clone of Windows system disk (Windows Freeware).
- CCleaner 2.35.1223: Crap Cleaner is a freeware system optimization and privacy tool (Windows Freeware).- CleanUp! 4.5.2: Removes junk files from all user profiles that accumulate over time and litter your hard drive (Windows Freeware).- Data Shredder 1.0: A tool to Erase disk and files (also wipe free space) securely (Windows Freeware).- Delete Doctor 2.2: Delete Files that are hard to delete, Option to delete on reboot or via UNC Name (Windows Freeware).- MyUninstaller 1.66: Alternative to the standard add / remove control panel module (Windows Freeware).- SpaceMonger 1.4: keeping track of the free space on your computer (Windows Freeware).- WinDirStat 184.108.40.206: a disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool for Windows (Windows Freeware).
- Active Kill Disk 4.1.2393: Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive (Dos Freeware).- Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN) 1.0.7: Completely deletes the contents of any hard disk it can detect (Linux Freeware).- DiskView 2.4: to view graphical map of your disk, allowing you to check where a file is located or, by clicking on a cluster, seeing which file occupies it (Windows Freeware). - ExcelStor's ESTest 4.50: ExcelStor hard disk diagnostic utility (Dos Freeware).- Fujitsu HDD Diagnostic Tool 7.00: to check IDE drives for possible defects/problems (Dos Freeware).- Fujitsu IDE Low Level Format 1.0: Low Level Format Tool for Fujitsu Drives (Dos Freeware).- Gateway GwScan 5.12: Gateway hard drive diagnostic utility (Dos Freeware). - HDAT2 4.53 -the main function is testing and repair (regenerates) bad sectors for detected devices. A freeware alternative of HDD Regenerator (Dos Freeware).- HDD Erase 4.0: Secure erase using a special feature built into most newer hard drives (Dos Freeware).- Hard Disk Sentinel 1.00.5: Hard Disk health, performance and temperature monitoring tool (Dos Freeware).- IBM Hitachi Drive Fitness Test 4.16: quickly and reliably tests SCSI, IDE and SATA drives (Dos Freeware).- IBM Hitachi Feature Tool 2.15: allows you to control some of the features of the the HDD (Dos Freeware). - MHDD 4.6: Precise diagnostic of the mechanical part of a drive, perform Low-level format, Bad Sector Sepair, access raw sectors, manage S.M.A.R.T. (SMART) and other drive parameters such as acoustic management, security, Host Protected Area, etc (Dos Freeware). - Maxtor Low Level Formatter 1.1: Maxtor's Low Level Format Utility works on any harddrive (Dos Freeware).- Maxtor PowerMax 4.23: designed to perform diagnostic read/write verifications on Maxtor/Quantum hard drives (Dos Freeware). - Maxtor amset utility 4.0: Utility for changing Acoustic Management on the hard drives (Dos Freeware).- Samsung Disk Diagnose (SHDIAG) 1.28: to diagnose the disk when suspected to have failures (Dos Freeware). - Samsung ESTOOL 3.00g: Drive Diagnostic, Automatic Acoustic Management, Enable/Disable SMART etc (Dos Freeware). - Samsung HDD Utility(HUTIL) 2.10: The Drive Diagnostic Utility (Dos Freeware). - SeaTools for Dos: GUI 2.21 Text 1.10 versions to test Seagate or Maxtor Parallel ATA (PATA and IDE) and Serial ATA (SATA) interface disc drives (Dos Freeware).- SmartUDM 2.00: Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T. Viewer (Dos Freeware).- Toshiba Hard Disk Diagnostic 2.00b: Toshiba hard drive diagnostic utility (Dos Freeware). - ViVard 1.0: HDD low-level diagnostics, Surface test with remap, SMART-attributes etc (Dos Freeware).- Victoria 3.33e and 3.52rus: a freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics (Dos Freeware).- Victoria 4.46: Universal program for testing storage devices (Windows Freeware)- WDClear 1.30: Restore/Erases the drive back to a factory condition (Dos Freeware).- Western Digital Data Lifeguard Tools 1.22: to perform drive identification, diagnostics, and repairs on most WD drives (Windows Freeware).- Western Digital Data Lifeguard Tools 11.2: for the installation of Western Digital EIDE Hard Drives (Dos Freeware).- Western Digital Diagnostics (DLGDIAG) 5.04f: to quickly and efficiently verify the status of the drive (Dos Freeware).
- BellaVista 220.127.116.11: Formerly BCD Editor with lots of options to configure Windows for a developer (Windows Freeware).- Boot Partition 2.60: add Partition in the Windows NT/2000/XP Multi-boot loader (Dos Freeware).- BootFix Utility: Run this utility if you get 'Invalid system disk' message (Dos Freeware). - BootICE 0.78: a boot sector manipulation utility (Windows Freeware).- BootSect 6.0.6: Boot Sector Manipulation Tool, This tool replaces FixFAT.exe and FixNTFS.exe (Windows Freeware). - DiskMan 4.2: all in one tool for cmos, bios, bootrecord and more (Windows/Dos Freeware). - Grub4Dos installer 1.1: an universal boot loader GRUB for DOS GRLDR installer (Windows Freeware). - HDHacker 1.4: Load/Save/View MBR and BootSector from a physical/logical drive (Windows Freeware). - MBR SAVE / RESTORE 2.1: BootSave and BootRest tools to save / restore MBR (Dos Freeware).- MBR Utility 1.05: to manipulate a drive's master boot record (MBR) via the command line (Windows/Dos Freeware).- MBRTool 2.3.200: backup, verify, restore, edit, refresh, remove, display, re-write and more (Dos Freeware).- MBRWizard 3.0.65: Directly update and modify the Master Boot Record (Windows/Dos Freeware).- MBRWork 1.08: a utility to perform some common and uncommon MBR functions (Dos Freeware).- MbrFix 1.3: to backup, restore, fix the boot code in the MBR (Windows/Dos Freeware).- MemDisk 4.02: to allow booting legacy operating systems, floppy images, hard disk images and some ISO images (Linux Freeware). - PLoP Boot Manager 5.0.10: a small program to boot different operating systems harddisk, floppy, CD/DVD or from USB, it can boot from an USB/CD/DVD even without BIOS support (Linux Freeware).- Smart Boot Manager 3.7.1: a multi boot manager (Dos Freeware). - grub4dos 2010-09-22: an universal boot loader based on GNU GRUB, can boot off DOS/LINUX or via Windows boot manager/syslinux/lilo or from MBR/CD, builtin BIOS disk emulation (Linux Freeware). - isolinux 4.02: a boot loader for Linux/i386 that operates off ISO 9660/El Torito CD-ROMs in 'no emulation' mode (Linux Freeware). 1e1e36bf2d