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Active@ Data Studio Features

Active@ File Recovery — File & Folders Recovery Tool Click to view

Boot Disk Software: Two types of scan: QuickScan and SuperScan Two types of scan: QuickScan and SuperScan Boot Disk Software and FAT, FAT32 and NTFS partitions recovering Recovers deleted files from damaged, formatted, reformatted, or deleted partitions. (FAT, FAT32 and NTFS partitions)
Boot Disk Software: Extended scan detects deleted primary partitions and logical drives Extended scan detects deleted primary partitions and logical drives Boot Disk Software: Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR
Boot Disk Software: Creates Disk Image for logical and physical drives Creates Disk Image for logical and physical drives - for data recovery purposes Boot Disk Software: Recovered files and folders can be saved on any local or network drives Recovered files and folders can be saved on any local or network drives
Boot Disk Software and Disk Image software Disk Image is created in raw format that is compatible with other utilities Boot Disk Software: Opens Disk Image and recovers files Opens Disk Image and recovers files from it as from regular drive
Boot Disk Software and RAID data recovery Virtually rebuilds damaged RAID 0 - RAID 5 Arrays. RAID data recovery Boot Disk Software Supports Hardware RAID Arrays and Software RAID Volumes Supports Hardware RAID Arrays and Software RAID Volumes
Boot Disk Software - Event log Event log Boot Disk Software: Visible representation of file or folder recoverability Visible representation of file or folder recoverability
Boot Disk Software: File Recovery Recognizes Files Based on File Signatures File Recovery Recognizes Files Based on File Signatures Boot Disk Software and file recovery software Supports Drag & Drop for single and multiple deleted files recovery

Active@ Scan technology allows you to recognize files based on file signatures for the following file types:
Word Documents (*.DOC) Excel Spreadsheets ( *.XLS) Excel 2007 Spreadsheets (*.XLSX)
Outlook Data Archives (*.PST) Word 2007 Documents (*.DOCX) JPEG Images (*.JPG)
Bitmap Images (*.BMP) Corel Draw Files (*.CDR) Canon Raw Images (*.CRW;*.CR2)
Nikon Raw Images (*.NEF) TIF/TIFF Images (*.TIF) Crystal Reports (*.RPT)
Visio Diagrams (*.VSD) PowerPoint Presentations (*.PPT) PowerPoint 2007 Presentations (*.PPTX)
AVI Files (*.AVI) WAV Files (*.WAV) MPG/MPEG Files (*.MPG)
ANI Files (*.ANI) Zip Archives (*.ZIP) QuickBooks Files (*.QBW) Access Databases (*.MDB;*.SDW)

And more

Active@ Partition Recovery — Partition Restore Utility Click to view

Boot Disk Software Supports IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI drives Supports IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI drives Boot Disk Software Displays complete physical and logical drive information Displays complete physical and logical drive information
Boot Disk Software supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 file systems Boot Disk Software supports large size disks Supports large (more than 128GB) size disks and volumes
Boot Disk Software: Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR Scans partitions damaged by virus or with damaged MBR Boot Disk Software: Detects deleted primary/extended partitions and drives Detects deleted primary/extended partitions and drives
Boot Disk Software Displays complete detected partition information Displays complete detected partition information as well as recoverability status Boot Disk Software: Ability to preview partition files Ability to preview partition files and folders before recovery
Boot Disk Software. Creates a Raw Disk Image Creates a Raw Disk Image for disks and volumes Boot Disk Software: Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and detected attributes Ability to filter detected partitions by recoverability status and detected attributes
Boot Disk Software Restores MBR Restores MBR, Partition Table and Boot Sectors from the Backup Boot Disk Software Creates Backup for MBR Creates Backup for MBR, Partition Table, Volume Boot Sectors
Boot Disk Software Corrects BOOT.INI automatically Corrects BOOT.INI automatically (if needed) to keep the system bootable Boot Disk Software Restores detected partition information Restores detected partition information back to HDD
Boot Disk Software Allows to Fix damaged MBR Allows to Fix damaged MBR and to Delete Invalid Partitions Boot Disk Software Corrects Volume Boot Sectors Corrects Volume Boot Sectors automatically and manually to keep the partition integrity
    Boot Disk Software Performs partition recovery on-the-fly Performs partition recovery on-the-fly (no machine reboot is needed)

Active@ Disk Image — Backup Disk Image Click to view

Backup Disk Image
  1. A copy of hard drives or disk partitions containing occupied sectors only
  2. May contain any set of hard drives & partitions as well as an exact copy of a PC
  3. Imaging and restoring basic or dynamic volumes
  4. Supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, CDFS, UDF file systems
  5. Different levels of compression
  6. Splitting into chunks
  7. Password protection
Raw Disk Image
  1. A sector by sector copy of hard drives or disk partitions
  2. Different level of compression
  3. Splitting into chunks
Clone Disk
  1. Transferring data, sector-by-sector, from one partition or an entire disk directly to another partition or entire disk.
    Duplicate the same data to multiple hard drives
Log Reports
  1. The log file contains a detailed list of actions performed during each operation.
    Three log formats supported: XML logs (used internally by software), plain text log (placed along with an image) and Windows Event logs.

Active@ Kill Disk — Erase Hard Drive & Destroy Data Click to view

Boot Disk Software. Active@ KillDisk Erases partitions, logical drives and unused disk space Boot Disk Software. Data security tool Securely overwrites and destroys all data on physical drive or logical partition
Boot Disk Software. Active@ KillDisk Supports fixed disks, floppies, zip drives and Flash Media drives Boot Disk Software. Data security tool Supports IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI hard disk drives
Boot Disk Software. Active@ KillDisk Supports Command Line mode (can be run with no user interaction) Boot Disk Software. Data security tool Supports large-sized drives (more than 128GB)
Boot Disk Software. Hard drive eraser: US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant US Department of Defense 5220.22 M compliant; German VISTR compliant;Russian GOST p50739-95 compliant; Gutmann method compliant Boot Disk Software. Hard drive eraser: Erases with one-pass zeros. Erases with one-pass zeros, one-pass random characters, user-defined number of passes (up to 99)
Boot Disk Software. KillDisk Supports all detected hard disk drives Supports all detected hard disk drives Boot Disk Software. Active@ KillDisk: Customizable security levels Customizable security levels
Boot Disk Software Displays detected drive and partition information Boot Disk Software Erasing report is created and can be saved as a file
Boot Disk Software Data verification may be performed after erasing is completed Boot Disk Software Scans NTFS and FAT volumes and displays existing and deleted files and folders
Boot Disk Software Wipes out: free clusters (unused by file data sectors); file slack space (unused bytes in the last cluster occupied by file); deleted MFT and ROOT system records; unused space in any MFT records and compressed clusters Boot Disk Software Disk Viewer allows you to preview any sectors or file clusters on a drive. Wipes out NTFS, FAT32, FAT16 and FAT12 volumes from areas containing deleted and unused data

Active@ Disk Monitor — Monitor & Control Disk Health Click to view

Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor - S.M.A.R.T. Technology S.M.A.R.T. Technology - based on Self Monitoring Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: HDD performance monitoring HDD performance monitoring and control provides background hard disk performance monitoring and control over the disk's state.
Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: Scanning Disks for Bad Sectors Scanning Disks for Bad Sectors - able to scan and display bad sectors on a disk's surface Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: E-mail and Popup notifications E-mail and Popup notifications - sends an e-mail or a popup notification automatically if critical conditions appear
Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: Disk Information Disk Information - provides detailed hard disk information such as Serial/Model Number, Number of cylinders, and so on Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: S.M.A.R.T. Attributes S.M.A.R.T. Attributes - displays current values of S.M.A.R.T. attributes, giving the extensive information about your hard disk's state
Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: Event logs and reports Event logs and reports - generates event log and S.M.A.R.T. reports with detailed information about disk(s) activity over the period of time Boot Disk Software. Active@ Hard Disk Monitor: Launch at Windows startup Launch at Windows startup - can be launched automatically at Windows startup and monitor the HDD(s) in the background

Active@ Password Changer — Recover & Reset Passwords Click to view

Boot Disk Software. Active@ Password Changer Recovers passwords from multiple partitions and hard disk drives Recovers passwords from multiple partitions and hard disk drives Boot Disk Software. Password Changer Detects and displays all Microsoft Security Databases Detects and displays all Microsoft Security Databases (SAM)
Boot Disk Software. Active@ Password Changer Displays all local users Displays all local users Boot Disk Software. Active@ Password Changer Displays full account information for any local user Displays full account information for any local user
Boot Disk Software. Password recovery software resets administrator's password,  user's password Resets administrator's password, user's password,"User is Disabled" flag Boot Disk Software. Active@ Password Chanher Sets "Password Never Expires" flag for user's account
Boot Disk Software. Active@ Password Changer. Ability to change user's account flags Ability to change (set or clear) user's account flags: "User must change password at next logon", "Password never expires", "Account is disabled", "Account is locked out" Boot Disk Software. Password recovery software: Ability to manage logon time Ability to manage logon time (Permitted logon hours) for a local user

Active@ Partition Manager — Create, Format & Delete Partitions Click to view

Boot Disk Software. Active@ Partition Manager Creates a partition or logical drive Creates a partition or logical drive Boot Disk Software. Active@ Partition Manager.FAT16, FAT32, NTFS Formats a logical drive or partition (FAT16, FAT32, NTFS)
Boot Disk Software. Partition Manager assigns or changes partition attributes Assigns or changes partition attributes Boot Disk Software. Active@ Partition Manager formats a Flash memory card as NTFS Formats a Flash memory card as NTFS
Boot Disk Software. Partition Manager Deletes a partition or logical drive Deletes a partition or logical drive Boot Disk Software. Active@ Partition Manager creates FAT32 partitions greater than 32GB in size Creates FAT32 partitions greater than 32GB in size (up to 1Tb)
Boot Disk Software. Creates several partitions on a USB flash memory device Marks partition as active; Creates several partitions on a USB flash memory device Boot Disk Software displays the properties of a partition Displays the properties of a partition, logical drive or hard drive device

Active@ Data CD/DVD Burner — Burner Utility Click to view

Boot Disk Software check Burns files and folders to CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-RW, DL(Dual Layer) HD DVD-RAM, HD DVD-R ;BD-RW, BD-R, BD-RW DL, BD-R DL (Blu-ray)

Other Utilities Click to view

Windows Task Manager Monitors applications and services running, system performance and resources
Command Prompt (cmd.exe)  
File Manager (Explore my Computer) Copies, moves, deletes files and folders
Diskpart.exe Is a text-mode command interpreter that allows you to manage disks, partitions, or volumes from a command prompt or script.
Drvload.exe Use the drvload command to add device drivers, such as audio, video, and motherboard chipsets, to a Windows PE image. You can also use drvload to dynamically load a driver after Windows PE has started.
Telnet Connect Connect to remote hosts in terminal session
FTP Connect Connect to remote hosts via FTP, browse, download and upload files
Remote Desktop Connection Client Runs Microsoft Terminal Client to connect to and work with a network server remotely
Map Network Drive Connects to a shared network folder and assign a driver letter to the connection so that you can access the folder using My Computer
View Network Status Displays current IP configuration
Release/Renew IP address Runs IP Config utility to renew IP address
Netcfg.exe Runs IP Config utility to renew IP address
Notepad Simple text editor
WordPad Text editor supporting rich text format (RTF) and Word Document formats (DOC)
Paint Image editor – open, preview, save and edit images
System Information Displays detailed information about the system
Screenshot Maker Capture the image of the current screen display and store it as a file.
Mail Sender Send the e-mail from under Active@ Boot Disk environment
Date/Time Change local Date/Time and time zone
Display Configurator Configure your current display resolution
CheckDisk Execute standard chkdsk.exe utility with set of options that allow you to detect and fix bad sectors, or file clusters
Calculator Simple handy calculator
Local Registry editor Search for local registry on HDDs, attach and view/edit them to repair some registry problems manually
Localization Support Add your local keyboard layout, type in using your native language
Web Browser Easy-to-use and simple web browser
 

Main Features

Full access to non-bootable PC
Anti-virus Setup Guide
After loading basic system files into the RAM, the Active@ Boot Disk may be removed from the CD/DVD/Blu-ray-drive and the drive becomes available, for example for data CD/DVD/Blu-ray burning.
Active@ Boot Disk can be started from a CD, DVD, Blu-ray or USB flash drive (appropriate BIOS settings required)
Multi-boot or dual-boot functionality (DOS + Windows)
User friendly Boot Disk Creator interface
Boot Disk Creator allows specifying boot settings like language and network
Boot Disk customizing: add files, drivers, scripts and change boot settings
Boot Disk Creator component — an utility to make a bootable CD/DVD/Blu-ray, Flash drive or ISO image