MbrWiz is a nice tools to work with your hdd (Wipe, recover, sector save...)
I've made a GUI (MbrWhisky) so that it is easier to use, and added (recently) a support for the chkdsk tools.
The following is a quick list of functionality provided by MBRWiz:
Set Bootable/Active Partition
Change Partition Type
Backup/Save MBR, Head, or individual sectors
Restore MBR, Head, or other sectors from file
Delete MBR, or Wipe all sectors on first head
Fix MBR due to damage or corruption
Clear or write a new disk signature
Sort partition table entries. Designed to match Windows boot.ini entries
Mount volumes within Windows
Modify Volume Label
Securely wipe entire disk
Boot Menu- Quick menu allowing user to select bootable partition
Shutdown/Reboot the machine
Create ini file containing the structured contents of the MBR
Read/Write a Status byte in the MBR
ChkDsk Gui support
The support of chkdsk has been tested with US/English and French system.
Because i use string pattern to display the infos and interact with the tool, this may not work properly with other languages. Enhanced language support may be added if i got enough request.
dd MM YYYY 22 03 2006 : Initial release (0.6) 11 04 2006 : MbrWiz updated > added the newest version to the plugin 12 05 2006 : MbrWhisky updated (0.6.1) - New compression using latest UPX stable version - Some small GUI improvement (added ALT + D, ALT + P, ALT+ E to access menu, and some other little things) - Compiled a 96DPI version for those addicted to big font;) 09 07 2006 : MbrWiz updated > added the newest version to the plugin 10 10 2006 : MbrWhisky updated ( 0.7.3a) - Fixed a bug - Some code cleaning and optimizing - GUI enhancement - Fully graphical CHKDSK support (tested with US/UK/FR system) (will not work with all language see home page about that)
i'm waiting for some space to host this new release of my Gui.
Now it has a Home Page