As previously posted, BootZilla is not dead, despite its multi-year absence in development. That isn’t to say that there was no development on the project – I just didn’t like the way things ended up going, and decided to fully halt development on it until I could come back and re-think it.
Now we are at that point.
The goal of this project is to give a sysadmin or computer technician a set of tools that are useful in the diagnosis and treatment of computer problems, without the need of installing software on the local system whenever possible.
Ideally, getting away from Batch scripting as soon as possible has to happen – while the interpreter is still included in Windows 10/Server 2016, it’s only a matter of time before Microsoft decides to unregister the old *.cmd and *.bat extensions in the shell. Looking towards the future, Powershell is the obvious solution to the problem.
During the extended hiatus, a couple different proof-of-concept designs were tried with Powershell as the base language. None of which will be used in the restart of the project.