3 Best Free Bootable Antivirus Rescue Disk Tools For Windows

Sometimes your PC got infected very deeply with malware and cannot be removed from your computer easily. In that situation,  this Rescue CDs performs their task. A Rescue CD will boot from its own program, it scans your complete PC and Remove infections, repair files and recover systems which regular antivirus software unable to perform.

Antivirus Rescue Disk perform a scan and removes viruses without booting the Windows operating system. They scan directly from the CD so that you don’t need Windows to boot from infected  hard drive. It is basically a CD-based operating system that you are allowed to access and scan your complete hard drive.

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Here we have collected 3 most popular Rescue Disk tools in this post and all of them are totally free, many of them support USB Bootable also, in which you don’t have to burn them on CDs, you can install & scan from from your USB, but don’t forget to change the boot order of your system BIOS if you want to boot from CD or USB, so check them out and use any of them to get back your system to its normal condition.

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Top 3 Bootable Antivirus Rescue CDs Tool:


Bitdefender Rescue CD

Bitdefender Recue CD tools is free and the best tool to scan your PC offline, this tool restore your Windows if you are unable to reboot your system anymore. Download the Rescue CD from below link, boot that affected PC from that CD tool, follow the onscreen instructions to scan your system. The Rescue CD will scan your computer and rectifies problems & issues.
File Size: 379 MBs
Price: Free

Format: ISO (Compatible to install from USB)

Download Free BitDefender Rescue CD tool, this tool is available in .iso file, you can burn it on the blank CD or by using bootable tool for USB Flash drive, you can boot from USB also to scan your system.

AVG Rescue CD Tool

The AVG Rescue CD is available in two versions: an ISO image for CD burning, and a compressed version that can be installed to a bootable flash drive (USB). Once you choose your desired device to boot from, you’ll have the AVG menu, where you can scan for viruses, edit files, test your drive, or even edit the registry.
File Size: 85 MBs (for CDs), 92 MBs (Compressed files for USB)
Price: Free
Format: ISO, RAR and ZIP (Compatible to install from USB)
3. Kaspersky Rescue Disk:

Kaspersky Rescue Disk Tool

Kaspersky Rescue Disk tool does a nice job, simply create a bootable CD and boot from it, once booted from Rescue tool select the objects to be scanned and hit the scan button. The tool then thoroughly scans your system and if it finds the infections in your computer it will presents a report of all suspicious objects found. These objects can be quarantined, disinfected, or removed as per your choice.


File Size: 237 MBs (for CDs), 378 KBs (Utility for USB)
Price: Free

Format: ISO, RAR and ZIP (Compatible to install from USB)

How to install Kaspersky Rescue Disk to USB device and boot PC from it:

Before making a bootable USB Flash drive, do remember disk space capacity of it must be not less than 256 MB. The USB device must have FAT16 or FAT32 file system. If it has NTFS file system then format it in FAT16 or FAT32 to perform this task.
Download the ISO image of Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 (Size 237 MBs approx) and a Special Utility (378 KBs) for making USB Bootable.
In order to do install the Rescue Disk in USB and make it bootable, perform the following actions:
1. Run the downloaded file Utility file rescue2usb.exe.
2. Kaspersky USB Rescue Disk Maker window, click Browse… and select the ISO image of Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10.

Kaspersky USB Rescue Disk Maker

3. Select the required USB device from the USB medium drop-down menu.

4. Click START.

5. Finally wait until the process is complete.

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