List of Hiren's BootCD utilities for HD recovery

The following is the list of utilities which come on Hiren's BootCD for hard drive data recovery.

Note: Free manufacturers' test tools exist as well, and can be run on the drive. There is also open source and free software available other than what is on this list.

The list:

CloneDisk 1.8.9 All in one tool for MBR, Partition, Disk, VMWare Disk images vmdk/vmx/vhd, and much more.


COPYR.DMA Build013 A Tool for making copies of hard disks with bad sectors.


CopyWipe 1.14 Copy old hard drive to a new hard drive by copying the entire contents of one drive to another, CopyWipe can also help prevent confidential or private data from being recovered, by securely wiping the contents of a drive.


DiskImage 1.6 Creates and writes disk images files to hard and floppy disks.


DriveImage XML 2.22 backup any drive/partition to an image file, even if the drive is currently in use, a very good freeware alternative to Ghost / Acronis


Drive SnapShot 1.40 creates an exact Disk Image of your system into a file while windows is running.


G4L Ghost 4 Linux 0.34a a hard disk and partition imaging and cloning tool similar to Norton Ghost.


GImageX 2.0.17 ImageX is used to backup/restore WIM images for Windows XP/Vista and Windows 7.


Image For Windows 2.62a Backup and restore utility that creates a snapshot of a selected partition or volume, and saves it to disk, or burns it directly to most DVD+RW+R-R-RW or CD-R/RW drives.


Macrium Reflect 4.2.2952 Create complete backups of your disk partitions, including operating system, installed programs and all your settings.


Partition Image - PartImage 0.6.9 supported filesystem includes Ext2, Ext3, Reiserfs, HFS, HPFS, JFS, Xfs, UFS, Fat16, Fat32 and NTFS.


Partition Saving 3.90 A tool to backup/restore partitions (SavePart.exe).


Raw Copy 1.2 Useful tool to transfer the data directly from a faulty drive to another drive, built in data recovery function which will also attempt to recover data from bad sectors.


SelfImage to create image files of any mounted or unmounted hard disk partition.


XXClone 0.58.0 The simple way to clone a Windows disk to another disk, it makes a self-bootable clone of Windows system disk.


HxD Hex Editor provides tools to inspect and edit files, main memory, disks/disk images.


ExcelStor's ESTest 4.50 ExcelStor hard disk diagnostic utility.


Fujitsu HDD Diagnostic Tool 7.00 to check IDE drives for possible defects/problems.


Gateway GwScan 5.12 Gateway hard drive diagnostic utility.


Hard Disk Sentinel 1.00.5 Hard Disk health, performance and temperature monitoring tool.


HDTune 2.55 HD Tune is a hard disk health, benchmarking, error scanner and information tool.


HDAT2 4.53the main function is testing and repair (regenerates) bad sectors for detected devices. A freeware alternative of HDD Regenerator.


HDD Scan 3.3 HDDScan is a Low-level HDD diagnostic tool, it scans surface find bad sectors etc.


IBM Hitachi Drive Fitness Test 4.16 quickly and reliably tests SCSI, IDE and SATA drives.


MHDD 4.6 Precise diagnostic of the mechanical part of a drive, perform Low-level format, Bad Sector Repair, access raw sectors, manage S.M.A.R.T. (SMART) and other drive parameters such as acoustic management, security, Host Protected Area, etc.


Samsung Disk Diagnose (SHDIAG) 1.28 to diagnose the disk when suspected to have failures.


Samsung ESTOOL 3.01v Drive Diagnostic, Automatic Acoustic Management, Enable/Disable SMART etc.


Samsung HDD Utility(HUTIL) 2.10 The Drive Diagnostic Utility.


SmartUDM 2.00 Hard Disk Drive S.M.A.R.T. Viewer.


Toshiba Hard Disk Diagnostic 2.00b Toshiba hard drive diagnostic utility.


Victoria 3.33e and 3.52rus a freeware program for low-level HDD diagnostics.


ViVard 1.0 HDD low-level diagnostics, Surface test with remap, SMART-attributes etc.


Don't Sleep 2.31 Temporarily suspend power management and prevent system shutdown, Standby, Hibernate, Turn Off and Restart.


DiskGenius 3.2 Restore deleted partition, Rebuild MBR, Rebuild partition table, Recover files, Restore formatted partition, Backup files by partition, Disk clone, Backup partition table, Create/Delete/Format Partitions etc.


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