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Kaspersky Rescue Disk

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I wouldn’t have bothered trying out Kaspersky Rescue Disk if it wasn’t for a friend who asked me to help him troubleshoot his Windows machine which got infected by a virus. I was surprised to find that this rescue disk is in fact a Linux image which includes the

SystemRescueCD

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Yet another recovery OS has been updated this month. SystemRescueCD 1.5.8 is a minor update (the 2nd release in 3 weeks) to provide new standard kernels (2.6.32.16), alternative kernels (2.6.34.1) and a new version of the gparted package. Although I’m not a big fun of it (I prefer RipLinux)

Parted Magic 3.7

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Yet another Slackware-based Linux distro! Parted Magic, aka “The Linux CD Partitioning Tool”, is a Live OS packed with recovery tools that you can use to troubleshoot your system. About 3rd release this year (2nd this month) maintenance release (a few bug fixes and several updated packages) different versions

RIPLinux 7.7

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Don’t worry, Linux is not dead yet. And the $TITLE is not about a new RIP implementation on Linux. The name stands for Recovery Is Possible and it’s in fact a Slackware-based Live OS. It can be used for various tasks like maintenance, troubleshooting, rescuing an installed system, or