Ive been browsing the net looking for a way to run an antivirus before windows starts up and i ran across this program. This program has a wide variety of different things it can do. And you can choose what programs you want to add to the bootable cd or use it as a OS. Anyways I thought this was a nice free program and thought id share my findings.
Heres a list of the programs it offers
aSquared Free 22.214.171.124 Scans remote hard drives for spyware, etc.
AdAware 1.06 SE Scans remote hard drives for spyware, etc.
CWShredder 2.16 Finds and removes traces of CoolWebSearch hijacker.
EzPCFix ?? Helpful tool when trying to remove viruses, spyware, other troublesome advertising programs, and malware from your computer.
HiJackThis 2 Helpful tool when trying to remove viruses, spyware, other troublesome advertising programs, and malware. Not as good as EzPCFix.
Rootkitty ? Very new tool in development, searches a system for rootkits
Spy Bot 1.5.2 Effectively scans remote hard drives for spyware/malware!
Super AntiSpyware Effectively scans remote hard drives for spyware/malware!
WinSock Fix 1.2 Used to repair WinSock errors
AVG Free 7.5.503 Excellent full featured freeware AntiVirus software
AVPersonal 7.04 Good full featured freeware AntiVirus software
Avast! Tool 1.0.211 Scans for a limited number of viruses
Kaspersky VRT Free virus Removal Tool from Kaspersky
McAfee Stinger 2.6.0 Scans for a limited number of viruses
FireFox 126.96.36.199 Internet Browser
Irfanview 3.98 Compact image viewer
NotePad++ 4.7.5 Powerful notepad replacement
Opera 9.25 Internet Browser
PDF Reader 1.3 B519 PDF viewer
Popcorn 1.74 Email Client
Scribe 1.87 Email Client
XPSetupLauncher 1.4 Allows you to perform unattended installs of XP from within BPE
CD Burning Applications
DeepBurner 188.8.131.52 Allows you to burn CD's in the BPE environment.
DVD RAM 4.2.2 DVD Burning software
Express Burn 1.08 CD Burning software
SmallCD 1.12 CD Burning software
Commercial software Plugins -note-:requires license and files to build
Ghost 8 Excellent imaging software
Kaspersky AV 6 Awesome AV software <Plugins for Version 6 and 7>
CopyWipe 1.14 Copies and/or securely erases hard drives
Disk Copy N/A Floppy disk copier
Disk Image 1.15 Creates and restores images of disks to files
DriveImage XML 1.18 Hard drive backup and cloning
ImgMaker 1.1 Create backup images of your Hard drive, no longer supported?
RawCopy 1.0 Used to transfer data directly to another drive when the original is faulty
SelfImage 1.1 Hard drive backup and cloning
AusLogics Defrag 184.108.40.2065 Hard disk defragmenter
Defraggler 220.127.116.11 Hard drive defragmenter
Dirms 1.2.20 Comand Line utility to defragement your entire drive
Bst5 5.1.4 Bart's Stuff test. Small Win32 application for long time heavily stress testing storage devices. Supports testing at file and device levels.
DskChkup 1.1B1005 Allows you to monitor the SMART attributes of a hard drive
Disk Check 1.0.75 Utility to check disks for errors and benchmarking
HDTune 2.5 Hard disk utility that will: Benchmark, Error scan, display temperature, SMART heatlh information and provide other hard drive information
WinDLG 1.02 Western Digital HDD diagnostic software for Windows
Boot Build 1.0 Create, import, or export your boot sector, useful when damaged by viruses or physical damage
MbrFix 18.104.22.168 Fix or create Master boot record
MBRWiz 1.52 Master Boot Record Wizard
TestDisk 6.9 Tool to check and undelete partitions
Drive Erase 1.02 Permanently erases data from hard disks, removable media, partitions, files and folders.
Disk Wipe 1.1 Securely wipes data from discs
Eraser 5.7 Completely remove sensitive data from your hard drive by overwriting it several times with carefully selected patterns
Index.dat Suite 2.8.6 A unique program that allows you not only to delete the index.dat files, temporary internet files, temp files, cookies and history, but it also allows you to view the index.dat files on your system.
IZArc 3.5 B3 Popular freeware compression tool.
7-Zip 4.57 Popular freeware compression tool.
a43 2.45 File management
Agent Ransack 1.73 File search
freeCommander 2007.10a File management
Space Monger 1.4 Graphical disk usage viewer tool.
Tiny Hexer 22.214.171.124 Hex editor
WinDir Stat 1.1 Disk usage statistics viewer and cleanup tool
xplorer2 Lite 126.96.36.199 EXCELLENT File management tool!!