AVG issues free rescue CD Disc will help recover infected PCs

23 March 2010

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Security software company, AVG, has released a free rescue PC that it claims will help you to recover from a virus or malware infection.

AVG’s Rescue CD, which is already included in AVG’s product line for small businesses, is used to recover computers that won’t start up or are infected in a way that will not allow normal operation.

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AVG is now making the Rescue CD available to everyone (including AVG Free customers). It can be downloaded to any CD or USB stick and then inserted into the damaged computer.

Recover from virus and spyware attacks

The CD claims it can recover your computer from a virus or spyware attack.

Once you start a computer using the AVG Rescue CD, the software will automatically scan all of your hard drives for viruses and malware.

For advanced users, the AVG Rescue CD also includes a Windows Registry editor, a TestDisk utility for recovering deleted files and lost partitions, a file browser for navigating folders, and a Ping tool for basic network diagnostics.

The AVG Rescue CD can be downloaded for free from AVG’s website and burned onto any CD or DVD or extracted directly onto a USB flash drive. 

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