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How to create and use a Kaspersky Rescue Disk

Discussion in 'How-To Articles, Tips and Guides' started by Jack, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. Jack

    Jack Administrator
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    Jan 24, 2011
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    Windows 10
    We have written a <a title="Remove malware from Windows PC" href="">Malware Removal Guide for Windows</a> which is able to remove more than 99% of today’s infections, however sometimes a PC is so severe compromised that you won’t be able to boot into Windows or install any removal tools to disinfect your system.
    If that’s the case then we can use a Kaspersky Rescue Disk to remove even the most stubborn malware infections.
    <h2>Removal Instructions for stubborn malware</h2>
    What you'll need to perform this removal guide :
    <li>A computer with Internet access.</li>
    <li>1 blank DVD or CD</li>
    <li>1 DVD/CD Burner</li>
    <li>Software which can create a bootable CD -</li>
    <li>A copy of the latest Kaspersky Rescue Disc from here -</li>
    <li>About 1 -2  hours depending on how much data you have on C:</li>
    <h2>STEP 1: Download and create a bootable Kaspersky Rescue Disk CD</h2>
    <li><>Download the Kaspersky Rescue Disk ISO</>image from below.
    <a href="" rel="nofollow"><img title="Download Kaspersky resecue disk" src="" alt="download kaspersky rescue disk" width="345" height="100" /></a></li>
    <li><>Download ImgBurn</>, a software that will help us create this bootable disk.
    <a href="" rel="nofollow"><img title="Download ImgBurn" src="" alt="download ImgBurn" width="345" height="100" /></a></li>
    <li>You can now <>insert your blank DVD/CD in your burner</>.</li>
    <li><>Install ImgBurn by following the prompts</> and then start this program.</li>
    <li>Click on the <>Write image file to disc</> button.
    <img title="Create a bootable CD" src="" alt="Create bootable CD step1" width="510" height="537" /></li>
    <li>Under <>'Source'</> click on the <>Browse for file</> button, then browse to the location where you previously saved the Kaspersky Rescue Disk ISO file.(kav_rescue_10.iso)
    <img title="Browse to the Kaspersky Rescue Disk Image" src="" alt="Create bootable CD step2" width="512" height="171" /></li>
    <li>Click on the big <>Write</> button.
    <img title="Click 'Write' to create the bootable disk" src="" alt="Create bootable CD step3" width="480" height="91" /></li>
    <li>The disc creation process will now start and it will take around 5-10 minutes to complete.</li>
    <h2>STEP 2:Configure the computer to boot from CD-ROM</h2>
    <li><>Use the Delete or F2 keys, to load the BIOS menu</>.Information how to enter the BIOS menu is displayed on the screen at the start of the OS boot:
    <img title="Boot into BIOS" src="" alt="Boot into Bios" width="285" height="137" /></li>
    <li>In your PC <>BIOS</> settings select the <[b]>Boot menu</[b]> and set CD/DVD-ROM as a primary boot device.
    <img title="Select to boot from CD" src="" alt="Boot into BIOS Step2" width="250" height="146" /></li>
    <li><[b]>Insert your Kaspersky Rescue Disk and restart your computer.</[b]></li>
    <h2>STEP 3:Boot your computer from Kaspersky Rescue Disk</h2>
    <li>Your computer will now boot from the Kaspersky Rescue Disk,and you'll be asked to <[b]>press any key</[b]> to proceed with this process
    <img title="Press any key" src="" alt="Kaspersky Rescue Disk 1" width="450" height="337" /></li>
    <li>In the start up wizard window that will open, <[b]>select your language</[b]> using the cursor moving keys. <[b]>Press the ENTER</[b]> key on the keyboard.
    <img title="Select your language" src="" alt="Kaspersky Rescue Disk 2" width="450" height="337" /></li>
    <li>On the next screen, select <[b]>Kaspersky Rescue Disk. Graphic Mode</[b]> then press <[b]>ENTER</[b]>.
    <img title="Select Graphic Mode for Kaspersky Rescue Disk" src="" alt="Kaspersky Rescue Disk 3" width="450" height="337" /></li>
    <li>The End User License Agreement of Kaspersky Rescue Disk will be displayed on the screen. Read carefully the agreement then <[b]>press the C </[b]> button on your keyboard.
    <img title="Accept the End User License Agreement " src="" alt="Kaspersky Rescue Disk 4" width="487" height="273" /></li>
    <li>Once the actions described above have been performed, the Kasprsky operating system will start.</li>
    <h2>STEP 5:Scan your system with Kaspersky Rescue Disk</h2>
    <li>Click on the Start buttonlocated in the left bottom corner of the screen and <[b]>select the Kaspersky Rescue Disk</[b]> then click on <[b]>My Update Center</[b]> and press <[b]>Start update</[b]>.
    <img title="Update Kaspersky Rescue Disk AV Definitions" src="" alt="Kaspersky Bootable Cd scan 1" width="385" height="404" /></li>
    <li>When the update process has completed, the light at the top of the window will turn green, and the databases release date will be updated.
    <img title="Kaspersky Updated Definitions" src="" alt="Kaspersky Bootable Cd scan 2" width="385" height="404" /></li>
    <li>Click on the <[b]>Objects Scan</[b]> tab, then click <[b]>Start Objects Scan</[b]>to begin the scan.
    <img title="Start a Kaspersky Rescue Disk scan" src="" alt="Kaspersky Bootable Cd scan 3" width="385" height="404" /></li>
    <li>If any malicious items are found, the default settings are to prompt you for action with a red popup window on the bottom right. <[b]>Quarantine</[b]> is the recommended action in most cases but we <[b]>[b]ly recommend </[b]>that you try first to <[b]>Cure</[b]> the files as forms of malware may infect some critical system files.
    <img title="Kaspersky Rescue Disk detecting malicious objects" src="" alt="Kaspersky Bootable Cd scan 5" width="262" height="345" /></li>
    <li>When all detected items have been processed and removed, the light in the window will turn green and the scan will show as completed.
    <img title="Kaspersky Rescue Disk After malware removal" src="" alt="Kaspersky Bootable Cd scan 7" width="385" height="404" /></li>
    <li>When done you can close the Kaspersky Rescue Disk window and use the Start Menu to <[b]>Restart the computer</[b]>.</li>
    If you completed the above steps, then you should now be able to follow our <a title="Remove malware from Windows PC" href="">Malware Removal Guide for Windows</a>.
    [i]Related videos :[/i]
    [b]How to use a Kaspersky Rescue Disk[/b]
    #1 Jack, Nov 10, 2011
    Last edited: Mar 13, 2014
  2. moonshine

    moonshine Level 4

    Apr 19, 2011
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    A good and a very detailed tutorial Jack, Keep up those nice tutorials! It will be very useful for inexperienced users.
  3. jamescv7

    jamescv7 Level 61

    Mar 15, 2011
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    Great tutorial and detailed information, so users that may infected and problem in boot up can go here and read the steps for performing a rescue disk.
  4. win7holic

    win7holic Banned

    Apr 20, 2011
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    and, using these tools are required to have a connection which directly connect to the internet.
    if you use as I use (USB modem) need to click "connect" via a GUI display. you can not use it.
    but, there are other ways of using CD-RW, we can re-write (update database) there first before being used on computer viruses, and also if you own only have a USB modem can be updated via a virtual machine (if you have it in your host ), if you have a direct connection "connect" that you can use (much better)

    sorry, do you understand what I'm saying?

    I want to help the visitors to this forum so not confused about; when they use a USB modem.

    thank you jack. giving detail step by step.
  5. illumination

    illumination Guest

    Nice tutorial Jack!
  6. Brian

    Brian Guest

    Hi Jack,

    The images in Step 5 are not loading.

    Excellent guide, by the way. :)

  7. Brian

    Brian Guest

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