"With a SystemRescueCD or USB stick you can perform heroic
rescues on any Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, Windows, and probably a
number of lesser-known platforms as well. Yes, you can really fix
these systems- you're not limited to the tired old
reformat-reinstall dance that those big shot innovative vendors
"SystemRescueCD comes with WindowMaker for folks who prefer a
graphical environment to the command line, but it's pretty limited.
It's good for running GParted, Leafpad, Firefox and Dillo, and for
running multiple X terminals. It's nice and lightweight, so it
should work even on frail old PCs and laptops..."