Avira Rescue CD is a free bootable antivirus rescue disk to clean virus without booting Windows operating system first. As I have written a lot of free bootable rescue CD review before. Now i will write about Avira Rescue CD review.
For me, Avira rescue CD is definitely one of bootable antivirus software out there can remove virus under clean and safe operating system environment. It helps to detect malware before it gets active or before it is difficult to remove once the operating system is active. Stealth viruses no longer remain hidden: The Avira Rescue System blocks the disguised harmful programs providing a clean operating system.
Avira Rescue CD is similar like other bootable Rescue CD, which developed under Linux Live CD distribution. It can load a simple operating system without writing any system files on your hard drive. Meanwhile, Avira AntiVir Rescue System is updated several times a day (contains the current virus definitions VDF) so that the most recent security updates are always available.
How to create bootable Avira Rescue CD:
2. Burn the Avira Rescue CD ISO image to a CD media using CD/DVD burning software.
3. Once finish burn Avira Antivir Rescue Disk into bootable CD media, insert Bootable Avira Antivir Rescue Disk CD into CD ROM and boot the computer by loading CD ROM media first.
4. Then a DOS screen will be loading below. Choose option 2 to start booting DOS Avira Rescue system.
5. Once loading into Avira Rescue System, you will see main menu option. Then you choose the virus scan option and hit ” Enter “. You get to select whether to scan all files, only program files or only boot sectors. If Avira Rescue System is unable to repair infected files, you have the option to rename the files.
The only disadvantages of Antivir Rescue CD is can’t updating their virus definition during booting up. Unlike BitDefender Rescue Disk which able to update virus definition while booting the rescue disk.
Overall Avira rescue CD still remain a good rescue disk for certain reason.