PC Rescue Tool
PC RESCUE TOOL IS...
PC Rescue Tool is a Linux based live distro, aimed at PC rescue and diagnostic.
PC Rescue Tool main purposes:
>Data recovery from not bootable machines
>Deleted data recovery
>Recovery of damaged partitions
>Disks analysis and partitioning
>Partitions imaging and cloning
PC Rescue Tool comes with default Ubuntu software, to which many other packages were added to build a complete rescue tool that can cover the most common scenarios. Many softwares comes with a GUI, while other programs are executable only via the command line.
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PC RESCUE TOOL IS NOT...
PC Rescue Tool is not a forensic distro, though it comes with a lot of tools usually used in forensics distros too. If you want an investigation targeted tool, look at distros like C.A.IN.E. and Deft.
PC Rescue Tool is not a pentesting distro: if you want a security focoused live OS, you may want tools like Kali, Parrot OS, Backbox, Pentoo, Black Arch, Cyborg Linux and similar.
(This is just a partial list of the programs you find in PC Rescue Tool)
>Data recovery: TESTDISK/PHOTOREC
>Damaged data/partition backup and recovery: DDRESCUE
>Partition manager: PARTED PARTCLONE PARTIMAGE GPART GAPRTED
>Cloning disks and partitions: CLONEZILLA
>Scan for threats: CHKROOTKIT
>File manager: MIDNIGHT COMMANDER
>Tex editors: VIM, NANO, JOE, JOVE, MCEDIT, GEANY
>Several file system support and utilities
>Compression tools: ZIP, UN ZIP, RAR, UNRAR, P7ZIP, UNACE, DAR, TAR
>Secure deletion: WIPE, SECURE-DELETE
>Network tools: NMAP, SSH, LFTP, SAMBA, WICD, WPASUPLICANT, WIRELESS-TOOLS
>Diagnostic tools: SMARTMONTOOLS
>Change Windows password: CHNTPW
Name: PC Rescue Tool
ISO weight: about 590 Mb (32 bit); about 610 Mb (64bit)
Kind of distro: rescue, data recovery, diagnostic, cloning, backup...
Based on: Ubuntu 16.04
Created with PinguyBuilder 4.8-3 beta
1) You can create your USB in Windows using Rufus or, if you use linux, using "dd". You can burn the ISO on a CD as well.
2) The ISO is compatible with Easy2Boot too.
3) A new ISO Will be often released (no scheduling)