AVG Rescue CD
The AVG Rescue CD is a free downloadable software program designed to scan and disinfect Windows based Personal Computers (PCs) that have been severely infected by a virus or viruses.
The AVG Rescue CD is downloaded from the AVG website as an ISO image file. Once downloaded it can be burned to a CD or written to a removable USB device, such as a flash drive. The resulting CD or flash drive is bootable and provides an isolated environment from which to run virus scans and attempt to disinfect the PC.
Booting to The AVG Rescue CD
Open your CD/DVD Player and insert the AVG Rescue CD
Turn on the PC
If your PC is configured to allow booting from your DVD/CD player, the Rescue Disk should start booting. If the PC does not boot to the CD automatically during the initial boot process, you may have an option to either select a specific key, or press any key to to boot from CD. If the PC is not configured to allow booting from a CD, you likely need to enable and configure that option from within the BIOS. One example of how to access the BIOS and Boot Menu options is shown in the image here.
Note: Below is a set of articles at About.com that covers common methods for accessing your BIOS.
How To Access the BIOS Setup Utility
BIOS Setup Utility Access Keys for Popular Computer Systems
BIOS Setup Utility Access Keys for Popular Motherboards
BIOS Setup Utility Access Keys for Major BIOS Manufacturers
Using the AVG Rescue CD
Once the PC is powered on and begins its boot up process, The AVG Rescue CD Boot Menu appears.
Press the enter key to select the default AVG Rescue CD option.
If you you encounter issues with viewing subsequent screens, you can select the AVG Rescue CD with Resolution Selection
AVG Rescue CD – Part 1 of 4 (Creating the Rescue CD)
AVG Rescue CD – Part 3 of 4 (Creating a Bootable USB Flash Drive)
AVG Rescue CD – Part 4 of 4 (Conclusion)
AVG Rescue CD Page
Download the AVG Rescue CD