When comparing Dr.Web LiveDisk vs System Rescue CD, the Slant community recommends System Rescue CD for most people. In the question“What are the best system rescue discs for Windows?” System Rescue CD is ranked 3rd while Dr.Web LiveDisk is ranked 9th.
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The anti-virus database can be updated without rewriting all the Dr.Web LiveDisk files.
A 1 Gb flash drive is sufficient and the installation is straightforward.
Pro It's UEFI compatible and often updated
Pro Supports a lot of file systems
System Rescue CD supports quite a lot of different file systems, including network file systems (like NFS).
System Rescue CD can troubleshoot both Windows and Linux systems.
Con Not a lot of tools
Has less tools than Hiren's Boot CD.
Con Really bad
Con Went through a bad OS migration
Dropped all useful features when it migrated from Gentoo to Arch. has been mostly useless for a few years now.
Con Not very user friendly
Sometimes graphically-challenged machines will force System Rescue CD into a text-only mode which can be a bit of a challenge to use.