Avira has launched Rescue System for Windows PCs, available in ISO and exe format, you, even non-Avira users can download and burn this ISO to CD as well as to USB drive to clean and repair non-bootable systems, that are infected with malware, viruses and Trojans after booting. Avira Rescue System is an emergency boot disk based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop system with registry editing and Team Viewer options lets you repair infected PCs and allows you to backup your data.
Andreas Flach, vice president for Avira products and services said “Just as everyone should have a first aid kit in the house, we want everyone to keep a copy of Avira Rescue System handy.” “In most cases it will help you get your system up and running again, and you don’t need to be an Avira customer to use it. Rescue System will even back up your data”, he added.
Downloading Avira Rescue System
You can download AVR from here in ISO or exe format, if you want to boot your PC using optical media, after downloading the ISO file burn it to CD, label it as Avira Rescue CD, useful for future purposes.
Read: Download AVG Rescue CD
If you’re using a system that has no optical drive like Netbook, you can get Avira Rescue System on USB Stick, read the instructions here.
Updating Avira Rescue System virus definitions
After an internet connection is established, Updater component integrated into the product checks updates for virus definitions and scan engine of AVR and makes sure they’re always up-to-date.
Avira Registry Editor that has GUI allows editing, deleting, creating and renaming of registry keys. Caution: this should be used by Experts only.
Team Viewer tool has been included in Rescue System which if Avira customer agrees Avira Experts of support department help to solve the problem.
Avira Rescue System supports Windows 8 Secure Boot/UEFI function, and if your Windows 8 system goes blank during start of AVR you need to disable Secure Boot in your BIOS configuration.