Visual BCD Editor 0.9.3.0

A visual representation of the command line utility bcdedit that is designed to customize and edit boot loaders or repair broken boot records
Visual BCD Editor represents a graphical user interface for the bcdedit command-line utility, allowing users to customize binary-coded decimal (BCD) objects.

The main application window is comfortable to work with, thanks to the Explorer-like structure, where you can navigate various locations in the BCD store to create, edit and delete objects and elements.

For example, you can create a new Windows NT, Vista or 7 loader, boot sector or missing Windows loaders, as well as rename loaders, hibernate resumers, settings, or device options locations.

In order to add a new element to the list, you are required to establish the object type (e.g. boot manager, OS loader, setup template), element and BCD type, and custom value.

In addition, you can backup and restore the BCD store, import or create a new one, repair the BCD and boot records, as well as access the Disk Management area.

We have noticed minimal system resources consumption during Visual BCD Editor's runtime. We haven't come across any issues in our tests, since the app did not hang or crash. However, given the nature of its sensitivity, only experienced users should tinker with Visual BCD Editor's settings.

Reviewed by on September 4th, 2013


last updated on:
June 17th, 2012, 21:42 GMT
file size:
966 KB
price:
FREE!
developed by:
BoYans
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8 64 bit
category:
C: \ System \ System Miscellaneous

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Visual BCD Editor - The main windows allows you to edit boot manager elements, such as InheritedObjects and ToolsDisplayOrder.Visual BCD Editor - The Object tab enables you to view the GUID, description and type of the selected item.Visual BCD Editor - You can create a new store or backup the existing one from the Store menu of the application.Visual BCD EditorVisual BCD EditorVisual BCD EditorVisual BCD EditorVisual BCD Editor
What's New in version 0.9.3.1
  • Reduced runtime requirements to .NET Framework 2.0 (from 4.0 Client).
  • Added handling of custom actions - shortcuts to loaders.
  • Updated WMI constant definitions to Windows 7 SP1. Added additional constants known only to bcdedit.
  • Added editing of integers as decimal and hexadecimals.
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Visual BCD Editor is a tool you can use to customize your operating system's boot loader and create new BCD stores.The...

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