5 emergency Live CD from the creators of antiviruses
One of the reasons for failing to start the Windows operating system is the penetration of computer malware. Ransomware, for example, can block entrance to the system and demand money for unlocking. Windows may fail to boot due to viruses damage important system files. Another example – Windows is successfully loaded, but the malware blocks execution of antivirus, portable antivirus utilities software bachirov, state the functionality of roll back Windows to a restore point and other tools that could solve the problem. All these and similar urgent cases, the solution to one – use emergency boot Live CD with antivirus on Board.
Below is a look at five emergency Live CD from the makers of popular antivirus software. But first briefly discuss the essence of antivirus live si-di.
Emergency boot Live CD from the creators of antiviruses
Live CD, which means «live CD» is a bootable CD/DVD, flash drive or even, if you want an external hard drive with some content, is able to work autonomously based on its own platform. As such platforms are often used special distributions of Linux and WinPE is a lightweight version of Windows. Live CD offer, not all makers of anti-virus products, but a lot of them. The anti-virus «live CDs» is, of course, a virus scanner, and in most cases also auxiliary tools such as: utility to access the registry browser to search for information on the Internet, a file Manager for saving important data, etc.
Distribution antivirus Live CD is downloaded (usually for free) on the official website of the developer of security software. Then downloaded the ISO image, the distribution is recorded on a CD/DVD disc or USB flash drive. Some anti-virus developers, in addition to the ISO, additionally propose to download a special utility, which can create a bootable USB drive with the contents of the rescue disk. After burning to a CD or USB flash drive ready Live CD is set in the boot priority the BIOS and the computer already loaded with it, not with a corrupted Windows.
Live CD is better to create in advance. Even if Windows vengeance wielding malware is able to boot, not the fact that the process of creating a «live CD» will be successful. When malware prevent you from running installed antivirus system, this process is often accompanied by blocking web resources anti-virus developers that users could not download antivirus utilities and rescue disks. In this case, and in case of inability to boot Windows, if Live CD is not prepared in advance, of course, require the participation of the additional computer.
And now, in fact, about a specific Live CD on the market of protective software. Below are the top five antivirus developers offer completely free of charge.
Kaspersky Rescue Disk gives a choice of language, text and graphical interface.
This Live CD has a browser, file Manager, registry editor Windows. There is the ability to update antivirus databases. Before running anti-virus scan, you can specify the scanned area.
Upon completion, the scanner will report back.
Kaspersky Rescue Disk provides a full settings antivirus scanner. In the settings before scanning you can set the security level, the action when threats are detected, you can add exceptions.
Among the tools Dr. Web LiveCD – the diagnostic tool memory, the tool for editing the system registry, update antivirus databases, access the Internet through Mozilla Firefox, two a file Manager and antivirus tool in utility Dr.Web CureIt!. First it starts with the default settings, you can select the scanning area.
After checking Dr.Web CureIt! will report, where, in addition to the possibility of applying to all the found threats single solution in the form of attempts of treatment, for each of the threats separately would be possible to choose a different action move to quarantine or delete.
Dr. Web Live CD also includes tuning section consisting of the utility Dr. Web CureIt!, where you can set automatic actions upon detection of each individual type of threat, you can add individual folders and files to exceptions.
Virus scanner in the composition of Zillya! LiveCD provides a quick, complete and custom scan.
To configure scanning impossible. All that will be available at the end of the test is the ability to remove detected threats.
Work with «live CD» Avira from all previous versions will be slick and easy interface – a legacy of Ubuntu, as well as functionality. This is the most functional Live CD of all of the other participants of the review. The Germans responsible attitude to the issue of creating a rescue disk, and thought of more possibilities for emergencies. So, Assembly LiveDisk from Avira provides during the boot run diagnostics of RAM and hard drive. Directly in the Antivir Rescue System you can access the data in the file Manager, access system registry entries in the utility Avira Registry Editor, access the Internet using the built-in Mozilla Firefox. You can even set up a remote connection using TeamViewer and work with disk allocation inside utility, GParted. Running an antivirus scan computer is in the welcome tab app Avira.
As the scanning area, you can select individual disk partitions.
In the completion of the scan will be given a report number of files scanned, threats detected, and renamed files. A detailed report on the work carried out can be obtained by clicking on «Report».
In the report we get the names of the threats, the way of placement and mark the renaming of the file. Report scan results to better keep.
The fact that the antivirus scanner Avira in the composition of the Live CD when threats are detected does not remove the problematic files, and renames them to disarm. Is this protection from false positives. In the future, using the report data, the required files can be returned to its original state, and malicious files to remove.
Live CD Avira does not provide the ability to configure virus scanner.
The section is installed antivirus Tools is available the process of creating a rescue disk.
Avast will help you record a Live CD to a CD, or offer to create an ISO image for a bootable USB drive.
After download Avast Rescue Disk will see the only window antivirus scanner with a range of choice of areas scan the entire computer, individual disk partitions or folders.
The results of the scan will receive a report on the number of scanned and infected files, which proposes the use of the automatic correction. This means that infected files Avast will first try to treat, and if efforts will be in vain – will remove them. Access control-detected threats will get when you click «do it manually».
Selecting each individual file, you can apply the same auto-fix, remove, or restore it if it was a false alarm.