Avira AntiVir Rescue Disk, A free bootable antivirus rescue disk to clean virus without booting Windows operating system first. As I have written free bootable rescue disk list before, Avira Antivir rescue disk is definitely one of them to remove virus under clean and safe operating system environment. The offline scan of the Avira AntiVir Rescue CD can also be used to examine an infected computer. This 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 Rescue System blocks the disguised harmful programs providing a clean operating system.
However, Avira Antivir Rescue Disk is similar like most of bootable Rescue CD builds developed under Linux Live CD distribution whereby it can load a simple operating system without writing any system files on your hard drive. Beside that, 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 Antivir Rescue Disk:
1. Download Avira Antivir Rescue Disk ISO file
2. Burn the Avira Antivir Disk 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 on Antivir Rescue Disk is lack of virus definition updates features like BitDefender Rescue Disk which able to update virus definition while booting the rescue disk. However, Avira antivir still remain a good rescue disk