An All-in-one Bootable HDD tool for Windows Systems

Bootable HDD tools can help users fix HDD issues when it can’t boot normally, but it’s annoying to installed many apps for different usage. You’ll see an all-in-one bootable HDD repair tool in post and how to use it.


By Lucas / Updated on May 12, 2023

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A bootable Windows HDD repair program may be a lifeline for PC users. When a system HDD confronts boot failure, all of your files and folders are locked, and you can't access them or directly use built-in tools to fix the issue. However, Windows booting problems are more prevalent than you would believe. Anything from a single corrupt byte on your hard disk to a faulty boot driver or a missing registry entry might cause them.

An all-in-one bootable HDD tool

Since many situations will cause disk boot failure, a bootable HDD repair tool is necessary. This kind of tool usually allows users to do specific operations before booting into the system. You can find various bootable HDD tools like free bootable USB hard drive format utilities or bootable disk erasers on the market. However, many of them only offer users one service. If users don’t know why the disk failed and need more tech support, they are not that reliable.

Therefore, here we introduce an all-around bootable disk and partition manager for you: AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.

It is a multifunctional disk and partition management tool that supports Windows 11/10/8/8.1/7/XP/Vista system. You can also choose the Server Edition for Windows Server 2022/2019/2016/2012(R2)/2008(R2)/2003 system.

Unlike other tools which only provide single-service, AOMEI Partition Assistant can become your:

Disk formatted                            Disk eraser                                 Disk cloner
HDD defragment tool               ☛ HDD diagnostic tool               App/folder mover
Bootable USB drive creator    MBR/GPT converter                NTFS/FAT32 converter

You can find lots of practical options in this all-in-one HDD bootable tool.

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Now, let’s learn more about how to use this tool to change disk settings and fix disk errors when your disk can’t boot normally.

Section 1. Create a bootable HDD tool

First, we make a bootable USB via this tool on a normal booting PC. This process will erase all data on the USB drive, please back up crucial data.

Step 1. Install and run this tool. Click “Make Bootable Media” under “Tools” and click “Next”.

Make bootable media

Step 2. On this page, choose “USB Boot Device” and select your USB drive. Then, click “Proceed”.

Choose USB drive

Step 3. Click “Yes” to continue. When the process completes, click “Finish”.

After you create a partition manager on your USB, you can use this tool to repair the disk error. Connect this USB to your PC, boot, and enter BIOS to boot from this USB. And you will see the interface of this disk manager. Now, let’s see what this tool can do for your disk.

Section 2. Easily manage disks with bootable HDD tool

1. Rebuild MBR

Corrupted MBR can produce errors such as "Operating System Not Found", "Missing Operating System", "No Bootable Device", and "Invalid Partition Table". In this case, your PC will fail to boot, but you may resolve the problem using the UEFI bootable USB.

Step 1. In the main console, right-click the disk that you need to fix and choose “Rebuild MBR”.

Rebuild MBR

Step 2. Select the type of MBR for the current operating system.

Choose OS type

Step 3. Click “Apply” and then “Proceed” to execute the pending operations.


2. Check HDD

This tool can also become an HDD diagnostic tool. It has “Test Disk speed”, “Surface Test”, “Check Partition”, and “Health” functions to help you monitor your disk health to prevent disk failure. Here, we’ll show you how to test disk speed and how to check disks. You can click links to learn more.

HDD speed benchmark tool

Step 1. Click "Test" menu, and select “Disk Speed Test”.

Disk speed test

Step 2. The default mode is Simple Mode, click “Start” to run a simple speed test. Or click "Pro Mode" to get a more comprehensive test we introduced above.

Start test

Pro mode

Step 3. After the test, you can click “Export” to see the test result.

Export the result

▶ Check partition

This function can check bad sectors on your HDD.

Step 1. Choose a partition that you want to check, right-click it and choose "Advanced"> "Check Partition".

Check partition

Step 2. Select the way of checking errors to perform. As you can see from the following screenshot, there are three choices, simply choose the last one “Check whether there is a bad sector on the partition”. And click "OK" to go to the next step.

Check bad sector

Step 3. Click the "Start" button to check.


3. Format the disk

Some users may need to format the disk when the PC can’t boot normally.

Step 1. Right-click on the partition you want to format and select “Format Partition”.

Format C drive

Step 2. Preset a partition label and a file system and click on “OK” to proceed.

Choose file system

Step 3. After returning to the main window, hit “Apply” on the upper left and click on “Proceed” to finish the task.


This tool can also format reserve partition.

4. App/folder mover

If your C drive is almost full, your disk will also confront boot failure, you can try to move some apps from C drive to release more space for your system.

Step 1. Click “Free up”, then select the “App Mover” feature.

APP Mover

Step 2. In the new window, click “App Mover”.


Step 3. In the new window, you will see all partitions, and the number and size of installed programs on every partition will also be displayed. Select one partition that you want to move applications from and click "Next".

Select partitions

Step 4. Choose the applications you want to move and select the target location, then click "Move".

Select apps

Step 5. In the pop-up window, you need to confirm forcibly closing running applications when moving starts. Click "OK" to begin the process.


Final lines

Bootable HDD tools are handy assistants when your disk can’t boot. AOMEI Partition Assistant can give you more plans to fix the disk problems. Besides the mentioned functions, this tool can also extend/shrink/delete/create/merge partitions. All operations are very simple and all users can conveniently manage their devices with this tool.

Lucas · Staff Editor
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