You can download SystemRescueCd immediately from this page. If you cannot download it you can order a bootable CDRom or USB-stick with the latest SystemRescueCd already on it from the popular osdisc website.
Download final stable version for i586/amd64 (default choice)
|Stable x86:||SystemRescueCd-x86-4.3.1 (390 MiB)|
|Changelog||Changelog for x86|
You may also want to download old versions (download links and md5sum)
Installation on an USB stick
If you are interested in installing SystemRescueCd on an USB stick, you must download the CD-ROM version (ISO image) first from the current page.
Testing the downloaded file
To confirm that the download was successful, you should check the MD5 checksum of the file. Type
md5sum path/to/file. md5sum is available at md5deep. This is an improved version. Here are the binary for Win32, and the sources for Linux.
Writing the ISO image file to a CDRom
On linux you can use either command line tools such as cdrecord/wodim or graphical tools such as k3b, brasero or xfburn.
cdrecord run the following command in a console:
On Windows use software such as Nero or download ImgBurn which is free.
Reading the Quick Start Guide is recommended if it is your first time using SystemRescueCd. It's also available in German, French, Spanish, Italian. You may also be interested in the Complete documentation for more details.