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SystemRescueCd Reviews

SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick for...

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about SystemRescueCd and what they use it for.
  • Trustworthy hard drive (yes, HDD) recovery?
    My wife's hard drive (Windows) had a critical failure. I'm recovering some of its content using my limited understanding of the tools at But it's mostly beyond me and can't risk just experimenting. - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • How to make rescue/recovery partition that copies into RAM (live cd)?
    Basically just want to achieve this But based on Archlinux (more like systemrescue). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Live CD File recovery
    System Rescue should have Apple file system support in place. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • In case anyone needs a gentle reminder to avoid Seagate & check their backups (Rip 7.2TB. 2020-2021.)
    Although the filesystem might be corrupted and won't mount, it may be possible that the raw block device itself is still accessible. To test this, you'll need to either be using Linux or boot to a Linux usb (SystemRescue is a good choice for this.). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • externel drive completely full and doesn't load anymore, help
    ^ What he said. is one good one, if you want a specific recommendation. But really, any live version with NTFS support should be fine. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Tried to reboot my computer and this shows up. It happened after I updated my apps and I'm not sure what to do now. I'm pretty new to Manjaro and Linux in general so any help would be appreciated
    I just wanted to throw my 2 cents in. just came out with version 8 of their distribution. It has a lot of great tools available to rescue a broken system. I still need to create my live usb of this great tool. It has tons of resources. It starts in the console but a quick startx command will get you into an XFCE environment. It is an arch based LTS distro. I've used it in the past when it was... - Source: Reddit / about 2 years ago

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One of the advantages of using specialized distributions such as SystemRescueCd is the size of the download image, ideal to carry it on a USB memory, regardless of its size. On the other hand, we must indicate as a disadvantage that if we are users with little computer knowledge we must use this program with extreme caution, since we can touch functions without knowing, and get our system to stop working.

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