Avira AntiVir Premium Help
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Download rescue CD
The menu command Download rescue CD initiates the download of the AntiVir Rescue CD package. The package contains a bootable live system for PCs and an Avira anti-virus scanner with the most up-to-date virus definition file and search engine. You can use the Avira rescue CD to boot and operate your PC from the CD or DVD if the operating system is damage, to rescue data or to execute a scan for viruses and malware.
Once the AntiVir rescue CD package has been downloaded, a dialog box appears in which you select a CD/DVD drive to burn the rescue CD. You also have the option of saving the AntiVir rescue CD package and burning the CD at a later date.
You need an active internet connection to download the AntiVir rescue CD package. You need a CD/DVD drive and a writable CD or DVD to burn the rescue CD.