New Free AVG Rescue CD Available
In addition to AVG Anti-Virus, there has recently been a new free product offering made available, AVG Rescue CD. The AVG Rescue CD is a bootable toolkit that allows you to scan, rescue, and repair infected machines.
The following administrative tools are included with the AVG Rescue CD:
- Midnight Commander – a two-panel file manager
- Windows Registry Editor– simple registry editor for more experienced users
- TestDisk – powerful hard drive recovery tool
- Ping – to test the availability of network resources (servers, domains, IP addresses)
- Common Linux programs and services– vi text editor, OpenSSH daemon, ntfsprogs etc.
The AVG Rescue CD also contains tools to recover FAT32 and NTFS file systems and of course contains AVG Anti-Virus runnable through the CD as well. Although titled a Rescue CD, it is also available to download onto a USB bootable thumb drive.