Panda SafeCD is a free utility to disinfect any Operating System. Simply burn into a CD or USB and boot your PC with Panda SafeCD to scan and disinfect your PC. This useful utility comes in handy when you need to clean a friend’s PC (or your own) from a malware infested state. It is specially useful for detecting and disinfecting malware infections which give regular AV products running within Windows a hard time.
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“The Avira AntiVir Rescue System a linux-based application that allows accessing computers that cannot be booted anymore. Thus it is possible to repair a damaged system, to rescue data or to scan the system for virus infections. Just double-click on the rescue system package to burn it to a CD/DVD. You can then use this CD/DVD to boot your computer. The Avira AntiVir Rescue System is updated several times a day so that the most recent security updates are always available.”
Another great tool to scan a system that will not boot/startup, maybe due to viruses, spyware or malware. The only drawback is you must download the iso or exe file and re-burn CD disk, for it does not automatically update. I use Re-Writable CD’s and have one labeled as “Avira AntiVir Rescue CD”. I re-download file and erase my Re-Writable CD, and burn updated copy if copy is more than few days old.
Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 is designed to scan and disinfect x86 and x64-compatible computers that have been infected. The application should be used when the infection is so severe that it is impossible to disinfect the computer using anti-virus applications or malware removal utilities (such as Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool) running under the operating system.
This is a boot cd when created, burned to cd that enables you to boot the computer off Kasperky’s Rescue cd and perform a full system scan on a non bootable computer or before virus(s) load up in Windows.
In this case, disinfection is more efficient because malware programs do not gain control when the operating system is being loaded. In the emergency repair mode, you can only start objects scan tasks, update databases roll back updates and view statistics.”
When you’re dealing with a PC that is completely infected in viruses, sometimes the best thing to do is reboot into a rescue disk and run a full virus scan from there.
Download Kaspersky’s Latest Version and Burn The Image File To Disk. Make sure your pc is set to boot from cd. Insert disk into cdrom drive, and boot/startup your computer. The Kaspersky Rescue disk should load.
Once loaded, with ethernet cable connected to computer, change over to “Update” tab to download the latest anti virus definitions. Once done switch back over to the “Objects Scan” tab, select the drives to scan and start your scan.
Very Handy Tool!
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How to record Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 to an USB device and boot my computer from it?
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