Winternals Software's ERD Commander 2005 simplifies system repair
By Erik "Eckel Network+, MCP+I, MCSE"
July 14, 2006, 2:24pm PDT
Rescue boot CDs are plentiful. Numerous ISO images populate the Internet. From Hiren'sBootCD to a BartPE disk, numerous options exist for rescuing failed systems quickly. Not all are legal, and some are outright flaky.
If you work within a larger enterprise you'd be well served to take a look at Winternals Software's ERD Commander 2005. A core component of Winternals' $1,439 Administrator's Pak, ERD Commander 2005 isn't cheap. But with the investment comes a collection of powerful utilities you can use with confidence to repair failed systems. Best of all, it's completely legal.
The Winternals' ERD Commander 2005 boot process appears similar to that used by Windows XP.
Place the ERD Commander 2005 boot CD in an accessible drive, bypass the existing or...