Iv downloaded Knoppix Live CD 3.8 and have been using it for the last five hours, it is brilliant. It lets you access all your windows partions, burns cd plus much more.
It is excellent for recovery/back up purposes for both Windows and Linux users, i highly recommend it.
# KDE V3.x as the standard desktop, with KOffice and the Konqueror WWW browser.
# X Multimedia System (xmms) with MPEG video and MP3 support as well as the Ogg Vorbis Audio Player
# Internet-access software kppp and isdn-utilities
# Gnu Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) Version 2.0
# Tools for data rescue and system repair
# Network analysis and administration tools
# OpenOffice 1.1.x, the GPL'd version of the well-known StarOffice office suite
# Many programming languages, development tools, as well as libraries for software developers.
# Altogether, over 900 installed software packages, comprising over 2000 executable user programs, utilities, and games.
Don't know if im allowed to do this but i will add the torrent file for people to download this wonderful piece of software.
This installs the german version by default but to install English version type the following.
Another thing is that the default keyboard layout is German (i think) so type the following.
knoppix lang "Shift+0" us
Change the file extention of the file from .txt to .torrent