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I need a bootable file manager (CD or USB)

I need recommendations for a file manager that fits ALL of these criteria:

-bootable (CD or USB stick will work)
-supports NTFS drives (the OS is windows xp, and the files I am dealing with are on the same partition)
-has a GUI (i am not comfortable with command line interfaces)
-supports basic file managing operations, including Copy/Delete/Rename
-doesn't take forever to load..  (ie something reasonable, less than 2 mins...)

Lastly, anything DOS related will not work, as this is a not a FAT32 system.
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jenna_r513
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rindiCommented:
The PartedMagic LiveCD is the best tool for this. As it isn't a too big CD, it doesn't take too long to load, but that mainly depends on the PC's speed. With unetbootin you can make a USB stick with it, which will increase the booting speed:

http://partedmagic.com
http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/
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nobusCommented:
i suggest these (with Knoppix as my favorite :
http://www.ubcd4win.com/                              ubcd  Win
ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/knoppix/KNOPPIX_V6.7.0CD-2011-08-01-EN.iso          Knoppix

knoppix will also access the net, and let you try sound and video settings..
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noxchoCommented:
http://www.paragon-software.com/home/rk-express/
Here is a gui based recovery cd where you can find file transfer wizard file manager. Boot from both CD and USB.
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jenna_r513Author Commented:
Exactly what I was looking for. I downloaded and tested it in less than 5 minutes, thank you!
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