Bootice is an extremely powerful program that is capable of doing anything you could possibly want with your partition boot record or master boot record on your computer. You can first use Bootice to back up your boot records so you have a clean copy of your boot records before you start experimenting. Bootice can happily work on both your internal and external hard drives as well as virtual drives so you can easily work on any hard drive you have!
It's a great idea to run Bootice on any new external hard drives you purchase. This would allow you to set that hard drive to be fully compatible with your system so it would run as fast and as smoothly as possible. This would make that hard drive more stable in the long run giving you better security over any files you have stored on that hard drive.
Bootice is not necessarily the best program for beginners because it really comes with no instructions. But you can easily find instructions online for all of its features and you can easily learn what everything does with a bit of searching and reading.
The interface is clean, simple, and intuitive. So while you're learning all of its features and how to use them you will never feel overwhelmed or encumbered. You will be able to move at the perfect speed for your skills and thus will learn as you go.
If you are more familiar with this sort of tool you will be able to hit the ground running! You will immediately be able to put Bootice to good use and you will be very happy with all of its output. Some of the more advanced functions that Bootice will allow you to do include editing disk sectors in hex, completely formatting your hard drive, and creating custom boot menus.
Bootice is a completely free program. So you can download it with absolutely no obligations! It requires Windows 7 or later to run.
Bootice is a one stop shop program for accomplishing everything you could possibly want while booting your system.