Trinity Rescue Kit

Trinity Rescue Kit 3.4 Build 372

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.


Quick Facts

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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)