Rescue Disk

Access this feature at:
Tools → Rescue Disk


Create a bootable version of the Avast scanner on a USB or CD. It can be booted without any OS running on a PC. It is especially useful to repair a PC hijacked by malware.

Creating a Rescue Disk

To create a Rescue Disk:

  1. Insert your removable media with at least 500 MB of free space.
  2. In the top right corner select the media type inserted - USB or CD.
  3. A confirmation appears when complete. Then you can eject the media device.

For further information and instructions, please visit the FAQ section of our website.