Your computer works fine, and it seems it will last forever.
But one day Windows just stops working; it simply does not boot any more.
The reason may be the corruption of one of the files of Windows which consists of thousands of vital files, damage caused by viruses, wrong drivers etc.
In the event of the failure of the operating system the important question is - how to restore your documents?
Even if your document files are intact, in order to get them you need to boot Windows first. If Windows is corrupted by itself and does not boot, there is another option - you can use Active@ Boot Disk (Live CD) ( http://www.livecd.com/ ) - a bootable disk with all necessary programs.
Specifically designed to run the system in an emergency situation, Active @ Boot Disk has a lightweight Windows version capable of running off CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
The program is based on Windows 7, SP1 (WinPE 3.1) and has a lot of useful utilities.
It contains disk backup, data recovery, password resetting, data erasure, network access tools and system utilities.
Thus, you simply insert the boot disk in the system unit and restart the computer.
With Active @ Boot Disk (live CD), you can restore the data from lost and damaged partitions, create a disk backup (disk image).
In addition, you can create, delete, format partitions on hard drives and USB and floppy, reset the Windows administrator or local user password.
You can also make recovery of compressed, encrypted and fragmented files on NTFS.
Active@ Boot Disk contains wide range of network drivers.
It supports all popular network cards. Also you the possibility to add drivers using load drivers component.
To work with a network you can use a lot of network tools: Web browser with SSL support, FTP client, Terminal client, Network share, SMTP client and etc.
In other words, any type of Windows-style network communication is available.
If you know that your hard drive has damaged drivers, or if you have older or uncommon RAID type or SCSI type drivers, you may create a folder named BootDisk_Drivers on the root of any logical drive and load drivers along with their configuration files into it.
Active@ Boot Disk (Live CD) will detect .INF files inside a folder named BootDisk_Drivers, and install them automatically during the boot process.
You can download free demo version of Active@ Boot Disk (Live CD) from the LSoft Technologies web site ( http://www.lsoft.net/ ) or from LiveCD.com ( http://www.livecd.com/ ).
Whatever happened to your computer, a universal tool Active@ Boot Disk (Live CD) can help you in many situations.
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Serge Dutton is an expert of Live CD Data Recovery Lab ( www.livecd.com/ )
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