When a machine won't boot users often panic. But with the right tools, a seasoned IT pro can often revive a seemingly unbootable PC or at the very least recover the user's data. During this episode of TR Dojo, I highlight the following five Linux rescue tools for recovering Windows, Mac, or Linux machines:
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.