Download Boot for Windows - Best Software & Apps

  • HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool

    2.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Formatting Tool For Older HP Computers And USB Drives

    7
    650 votes
    • PROS: It is best used on USB drives and it strips and re-formats your drives, The GUI is very familiar because it looks just like the Windows XP formatting tool
    • CONS: It may cause crashes on modern computers with newer operating systems, It is not very fast compared to modern formatting tools
  • EasyBCD

    2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A free duel-booting tool for your Windows PC

    7
    278 votes
    • PROS: May be used as part of your disaster recovery process, Great for backing up and repairing your bootloader
    • CONS: It offers solutions to problems that already have solutions, The free version has no instruction manual
  • WinToFlash

    1.4.0000

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Free Way To Back Up Your Windows Installation Boot Disc

    8
    631 votes
    • PROS: A great way to back up your installation disc, Very quick and very efficient, Easy to use because you just follow the instructions on the screen
    • CONS: It doesn't allow you to replace your boot disc if you lost it, Only works for Windows 7 2003 XP and Vista, Has limited multi-language options
  • TestDisk

    6.14

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Powerful repairing tool for disk partitions

    8
    255 votes
    • PROS: Recovers lost partitions, Rebuilds boot sectors
    • CONS: No graphical interface, Not suitable for less experienced users
  • Google Chromium OS

    (32516) 4.0.253.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web-based operating system developed by Google

    7
    719 votes
    • PROS: Completely different from other OS, No learning curve: it's all a web browser, Takes seconds to boot, Perfect OS for netbooks
    • CONS: Only available as source code at the moment, Very early stage of development
  • Windows Boot Genius

    3.0.0.1

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Windows Boot Genius can create a boot CD/USB to repair Windows boot issues

    5
    25 votes
    • Soluto

      1.3.1323.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      iPhone

      Make your computer boot faster

      7
      373 votes
      • PROS: Extremely easy to use, Offer information about each process, Keeps a history of boot-up times, Nicely designed interface
      • CONS: Not documented
    • Hiren's BootCD

      15.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Windows Not Working? Maybe This Boot CD Will Help.

      7
      4 votes
      • PROS: Lots of utilities, ´Mini Windows XP´
      • CONS: Set-up required, Limited manual support
    • PeToUSB

      3.0.0.7

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Turn your external device into an auto-executable drive

      7
      73 votes
      • PROS: Allows you to boot and execute programs directly from Pendrives, Simple to use and setup
      • CONS: Does not work with all BIOS
    • Tenorshare ReiBoot

      6.9.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Get Your iDevice To Boot Again, Properly, For Free.

      8
      73 votes
      • PROS: Effective at fixing boot errors, Easy to use
      • CONS: Cannot fix boot-modifying malware, A few minor bugs
    • Visual BCD Editor

      0.9.3

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Visual BCD Editor is an advanced GUI version of Windows bcdedit utility

      7
      30 votes
      • PROS: complete Windows BCD GUI
      • CONS: does not support automatic creation of non-Windows loaders yet.
    • Beyond Remote Client and Server

      2.2.3.310

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Monitor, boot, and access computers remotely

      7
      5 votes
      • MBRWizard

        2.0b

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Easily manage and recover the Master Boot Record

        8
        40 votes
        • Ultimate Boot CD for Windows

          (UBCD4Win) 3.60

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Get to know your drives

          5
          109 votes
          • PROS: Effectively saves important utilities and tools, Does not require CD, Very helpful
          • CONS: May be confusing to use at first, Outdated interface
        • Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus

          2013 5.6.4.273

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Powerful system maintenance tool with antivirus

          8
          1021 votes
          • PROS: Comprehensive set of tools, Actively monitors system for problems, Real-time antivirus protection, Boot defrag
          • CONS: Initial scans are slow, SmartDefrag not integrated into program
        • BootRacer

          4.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Check Windows boot speed

          7
          28 votes
          • PROS: Gives you a unique BootRacer rating, Easy to execute and use
          • CONS: No comparisons given, Doesn't help diagnose what any problems may be
        • Windows Password Killer 4.0

          3

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Windows Password Killer is a simple, easy to use boot CD/DVD,...

          4
          17 votes
          • Emergency Boot CD-ROM

            Pro 1.1k

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Windows

            Set of tools on a boot disk that may help you in an emergency

            6
            91 votes
            • Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate

              6.2.0.2

              License
              buy Download
              Platform
              Windows

              You can burn a USB disk to boot the locked computer with Windows Password Recovery Tool Ultimate.

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              • Ultimate Boot CD

                5.2.5

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                Run diagnostic tools from a CD

                7
                97 votes
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