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TestDisk on Live rescue CDs

TestDisk (not always the latest version) is included on the following free rescue CDs:

  • ALT Linux Rescue is a weekly-updated hybrid (CD/Flash, BIOS/UEFI) image
  • BootMed is a live CD created to help those not familiar with Linux repair or recover their Windows Computer from a Live CD, includes TestDisk tutorials.
  • BootMed Plus is a premium live CD with built in video tutorials. TestDisk and PhotoRec are featured in BM+'s advanced menu.
  • CAINE Computer Aided INvestigative Environment, a complete forensic environment.
  • Create a TestDisk FreeDos LiveCD
  • Frenzy is a "portable system administrator toolkit," LiveCD based on FreeBSD. It generally contains software for hardware tests, file system check, security check and network setup and analysis. Size of ISO-image is 200 MBytes (3" CD)
  • GParted LiveCD
  • Hiren's BootCDdownload - Multiple rescue tools. It has MiniXP(Windows LiveCD), Parted Magic(Linux) and Dos programs
  • grml Debian based live CD for sysadmins. 2.3 GB of text tools and documentation compressed onto one CD. Popular with blind users also as it just works.
  • Knoppix (Hints about TestDisk usage on Knoppix)
  • Parted Magic
  • PLD RescueCD
  • Slax-LFI 6.6 version on Slax-LFI 1.2
  • System Rescue CD
  • Ubuntu-Rescue-Remix
  • Ultimate Boot CD Linux/freeDOS-based computer rescue CD.

Note, TestDisk is also available on or under the following distributions, many of which have a console/rescue mode that can be used to run TestDisk or PhotoRec:

If you are new to Linux, you should read the Introduction to the Unix command line.

TestDisk on a Bootdisk

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Latest version of TestDisk is available from the download page

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