Dr.Web LiveCD

Description

Dr.Web LiveCD is free bootable antivirus, all-in-one (and free) bootable antivirus solution. Dr.Web LiveCD isan anti-virus emergency aid disk that would restore a system that became non-operational due to activities of malware and help copy important information to a removable data-storage device or to another computer. If a workstation or a server running Windows\Unix won't boot from a hard drive, Dr.Web LiveCD will clean a system of suspicious and malicious files and will also try to cure infected objects.Dr.Web LiveCD is an program product based on the standard Dr.Web anti-virus Scanner. It allows to restore the system in cases when loading a computer from a hard drive is impossible. Using the emergency anti-virus assistance disk, you can not only clean your computer from infected and suspicious files, but also attempt to cure infected objects.Dr.Web LiveCD is distributed as a boot disk with a portable operating system based on Linux and inbuilt program intended to facilitate computer scanning and curing, working with the file system, viewing and editing text files, viewing web pages, and sending and receiving Email messages.
Thus Dr.Web LiveCD provides access to computer resources both in cases when it is impossible to load the system from a hard drive, and in normal cases when it gives a handy customizable interface (for details about this variant of usage, see Creating Boot Flash Drives).You can load Dr.Web LiveCD in one of the following modes:
* standard GUI mode;
* safe mode with the command-line interface (Console Scanner).The standard mode is preferable because of its pictorial view and better functionality. The bigger part of this manual describes working in this GUI mode. The safe mode is intended for experienced users familiar with Unix-based systems and it is used if the GUI fails to load. Working with the console shell is described in the last part of this manual.Dr.Web LiveCD is an anti-virus solution designed to restore the system after it was crippled as a result of virus or malware activity. To protect the system from such situations, it is vital to have constant reliable protection of the most advanced anti-virus technologies.The Dr.Web cutting-edge technologies provide solid anti-virus protection for your home computer, office network, and large corporate networks. The Dr.Web solutions are distinguished for their low system requirements, compactness, speed of operation and eliability in detection of all types of malware.Launching Dr.Web LiveCD
Make sure that your computer is set up to boot from the CD drive, in which the disk with Dr.Web LiveCD is inserted, or from any other data carrier, on which Dr.Web LiveCD is stored. At start a menu is displayed from which you can select the load mode.
Using the arrow keys on your keyboard select one of the following items and press ENTER:
* To launch the GUI version of Dr.Web LiveCD, select DrWeb-LiveCD.
* To launch the command line version (the Console Scanner), select DrWeb-LiveCD (Safe Mode).
* To load your computer from the hard drive without launching Dr.Web LiveCD, select Local HDD (cancel launching of Dr.Web LiveCD, launch the system from the 0 partition of the 0 drive (hd0,0)).
* To test memory (for example, when you computer is extremely unstable and restarts at random), select Test Memory.Creating Boot Flash Drives
Dr.Web LiveCD may be used as a portable operating system customized according to a user's needs to access data on any computer regardless of the OS and program installed. To save and reuse individual settings created during a session in Dr.Web LiveCD, it is necessary to write Dr.Web LiveCD files to a flash memory. For this the CreateLiveUSB command is used.All Dr.Web LiveCD files are written to the /boot catalog. CreateLiveUSB changes the configuration of the partitions of the flash drive, if necessary; the original configuration is saved to the file /boot/partition.backup. CreateLiveUSB copies the MBR on the flash drive storing the original master boot record to the file /boot/mbr.backup.To create a boot flash automatically
1. In the graphic shell, double-click the Create Live USB icon on the desktop. CreateLiveUSB will switch to the waiting mode of a device connection through the USB port.
2. Connect the flash drive. It takes maximum ten seconds for a connection to be registered. If the connected flash drive has several partitions, LiveCD files will be written to the bootable partition, the bootable flag will be removed from other partitions.To create a boot flash drive manually
3. Open the command-line terminal: In the graphic shell, click the icon of the software on the desktop. In the safe mode, select Start Shell on the main menu.
4. (Optional.) To check drives mounted on the computer, and partitions on flash drives, issue the mount command: /bin/mount or mount.
5. Execute the command create_usb [device] or CreateLiveUSB [device]. For example, create_usb sda1SoftSea Editor's Note:
Dr.Web LiveCD comes in form of ISO image that you must burn to CD/DVD, this download is about 90 MB.

Published By:drweb.com

License Type:Freeware

Date Added:26 July, 2012

Version:6.0.0 (07/20/2012)

Price:Free

Downloads:1

Size:187.6 MB

Platform: Macintosh

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