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.
For the Avira Rescue System, you need a PC/ Notebook with: More Info »
* RAM: at least 512 MB, 750 MB recommended CD-ROM drive or free USB slot
* Keyboard (mouse recommended)
* Resolution: at least 800x600 Pixel
The bootable CD can not only be used to analyse the system for malware infections and remove them, but also enables the user to get access to data on the system in case the operating system won’t start anymore so it can be backed up onto a USB drive, for example.
The Rescue System can be either downloaded from the Avira web site at www.avira.com as ISO image for burning it to CD with existing software or as executable file for Windows with a tiny CD burning application included. It is possible to update the system with an existing Internet connection or just to download the most recent version of the Rescue System from the Avira homepage.