Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.4 it has an easy to use scrollable text menu that allows anyone who masters a keyboard and some English to perform maintenance and repair on a computer, ranging from password resetting over disk cleanup to virus scanning.
easily reset windows passwords with the improved winpass tool
simple and easy menu interface
5 different virusscan products integrated in a single uniform commandline with online update capability
full ntfs write support thanks to ntfs- 3g
winclean, a utility that cleans up all sorts of unnecessary temporary files on your computer.
clone computers over the network via multicast.
wide range of hardware support (kernel 2.6.35 )
contributed backup utility called "pi", to automate local machine backups
easy script to find and mount all local filesystems
self update capability to include and update all virusscanners + local changes you made to TRK.
full proxyserver support.
run a samba fileserver (windows like filesharing)
run a ssh server
recovery and undeletion of files with utilities and procedures
recovery of lost partitions
evacuation of dying disks
full read/write and rpm support
UTF- 8 international character support (select keyboard language from the scrollable textmenu at startup)
2 rootkit detection uitilities
most software updated to recent versions
literally thousands of changes and bugfixes since version 3.3
elaborated documentation, including manpages for all commands (also TRK 's own)