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Live CD Active@ Data Studio - All Disk Tools in One Package!

Need to backup & restore your disks, recover data, or even repair PC when Windows can't start normally?

You can boot PC from Boot Disk (LiveCD) and fix most of problems.

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Active@ Data Studio includes Boot Disk!

Make a Bootable Disk
Create a bootable disk right now after downloading. It is ready to burn immediately to a CD, DVD, USB disk. Easy step by step guide implemented for novices.
Boot Your Computer From It!
Insert a boot disk, and reboot the computer. Make sure that a boot section in BIOS is configured properly.
Get The Power! Over 30 Utilities Included
When you boot up from the CD/DVD/USB, select from as many powerful tools as possible. It includes: disk recovery, data recovery, smart disk diagnostic, password resetting, data erasure and network access tools in one bootable disk.

Active@ Data Studio (Live CD)

Active@ Boot Disk (part of Data Studio)

    What's new in version 9

New software! Active@ Data Studio

Active@ Data Studio (Live CD) contains a set of both desktop applications and a bootable image for booting up any system into a DOS or Windows environments.

Whether you need to perform data recovery, data imaging, PC repair or to erase data securely, Active@ Data Studio (Live CD) allows you to run all these utilities from Windows desktop or to boot up the system from self-contained Windows boot image.

Installed components of Active@ Data Studio:

  • Active@ Boot Disk Creator — utility for creating a bootable Windows on CD/DVD or USB flash media
  • Active@ Disk Image — complete solution for data backup and restoring
  • Active@ Disk Monitor — monitors hard disk drive health and status
  • Active@ File Recovery — restores deleted files & folders, even from deleted, damaged or formatted volumes
  • Active@ Disk Editor — low level advanced disk editor (Hex Viewer)
  • Active@ KillDisk — secure disk erasing utility (DoD 5220.22M compliant)
  • Active@ Partition Recovery — recovers damaged and accidentally deleted partitions
  • Active@ Password Changer — resets Windows user account passwords
  • Active@ UNDELETE — advanced data recovery toolset
  • Active@ Data Burner — burns data to CD/DVD/BD media, command line supported
  • Active@ ISO Manager — tool for mastering ISO image data files for CD/DVD/Blu-ray media

Data Studio & Boot Disk Tools

Active@ Disk Image Active@ Hex Editor
Active@ KillDisk Active@ Password Changer
Active@ File Recovery Active@ Partition Recovery
Active@ Disk Monitor Active@ Partition Manager
Active@ Data Burner Active@ UNDELETE
Active@ ISO Manager  
Network Utilities System Utilities
Other Tools Internet Utilities

How To...

  1. How to make a bootable CD, DVD and start a computer from it?
  2. How to start a computer from CD or USB Flash drive?
  3. My computer doesn't boot. How to get access to an unbootable system and save data?
  4. If I boot my computer from CD, is it still possible to use a CD drive to burn data to another blank CD?
  5. How to use Active@ Boot Disk for backup, cloning disks, restoring data, moving data?
  6. How to use Active@ Boot Disk for partitioning, formatting, restoring lost partitions.
  7. How to reset Administrator and user' passwords in Windows systems?
  8. How to use Active@ Boot Disk to erase disks?
  9. How to use Active@ Boot Disk to restore previously deleted or formatted data, files or folders?
  10. Is Network connectivity available when I boot from Active@ Boot Disk?
  11. How to install third party drivers into Active@ Boot Disk?

Active@ Boot Disk is a complete and functioning computer operating system on CD/DVD/USB disk. You simply insert a boot disk into your computer, and reboot.

While a live CD does not modify the operating system already installed on a computer's hard drive, it includes many tools to boot up a computer and fix most startup, PC configuration, and system management problems.

Active@ Boot Disk is based on lightweight Windows 7, SP1 (WinPE 3.1) operating system environment.

It contains disk image, data recovery, password resetting, data erasure, network access tools and system utilities.

Active@ Boot Disk is a custom configured system.
Necessary drivers and scripts can be installed.
One may add an alternate language keyboard layout.

Operating Systems Support

  • Desktop Windows: XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Windows Servers Platform: 2003, 2008, 2012
  • Supported 32-bit (x86) & 64-bit (x64) architectures
  • Works with DOS Family: MS-DOS, PC-DOS, FreeDOS...

Active@ Data Studio & Boot Disk Software Components

Active@ Boot Disk Creator and Bootable Environment

The Active@ Boot Disk Creator helps you prepare a bootable CD, DVD disc or bootable USB Flash drive. The program has several steps for selecting the a DOS or Windows boot-up, ability to include additional files and drivers and command based scripts to be run automatically upon boot-up.

Once the media is created, it can be used to start-up an unbootable PC and perform data recovery, recover partitions, create a disk image or repair security access issues.

While booted into the boot environment, you will have access to run all the Active@ components listed above, as-well-as these other utilities:

Network Utilities: System Utilities:
Map Network Drive System Utilities Overview
Remote Desktop Connection Partition Manager (DiskPart.exe)
Web browser Check Disk
FTP Client Command Prompt
Telnet Client Display Configurator
Network Configuration Utility Task Manager
Date and Time
System Information
Internet Utilities Other Utilities
Active@ Web Surfer File Explorer
Mail Sender Task Manager
FTP Client On-Fly Drivers Loader
Telnet Client Display Configuration Utility
Command Prompt shell

The DOS Boot environment provides the ability to run a number of utilities in a DOS mode. The following programs are included:

Active@ UNERASER Active@ Partition Recovery
Active@ KillDisk Active@ Disk Image
Active@ NTFS Reader Active@ Password Changer

(updated to 9.1 on Jan 20, 2015)

  • New Data Studio launcher startup application
  • Added Active@ ISO Manager as a desktop component
  • Added 64-bit versions of Active@ Partition Manager, Active@ Password Changer, Active@ Data Burner, Active@ Disk Editor & Active@ Disk Monitor, performing faster on x64 platforms
  • All latest software versions:
    • Active@ KillDisk 9.1 – multi-sessions performance improved, new command line params
    • Active@ UNDELETE 10 – added more file signatures, linux recovery, new wizards
    • Active@ ISO Manager 5 - re-designed user interface, latest ISO mastering library
    • Active@ Disk Editor 5 – added Open File mode, Disk Browser & File Preview
    • Active@ Partition Manager 4 – new look'n'feel, editing Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, HFS+ & UFS boot sectors
    • Active@ File Recovery 14 – new signatures, Last Chance recovery & BtrFS support
    • Active@ Partition Recovery 11 – Last Chance recovery, BtrFS, new Copy All Data options
  • and more

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