Kaspersky rescue CD question!

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by ratchet, Jun 12, 2012.

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  1. ratchet

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    So a friend in the next town calls last evening because he has a trojan that is demanding his credit card numbers. Not sure if it was a fake A-V or just something similar but after XP would load it wouldn't let him do anything else. So I search out how to install Malwarebytes on a thumb drive but my initial results were bringing up threads from 2009/10 and some of them were saying you couldn't do that. So then I searched rescue CDs and read ComboFix and some other reviews and was spooked off with caveats about analyzing what you remove. I knew most of the A-Vs now have rescue CDs so I chose K first and find a review that originally claimed they didn't keep it updated but the reviewer had that crossed out and had added that they really stay on top of it now. I search further and find a thread "K 2010 rescue update 6/9/2012" or something like that. So it being just two days old I download/burn it and head to my friends home. Now in one of the threads it stated that it would open in a Linux environment and at another site it did show two different downloads (back to this point later). So we attempt to boot from the DVD (that is all I had) three, four, maybe more times and all that ever happens is it shows like 20/30 file types then loads Windows, so we are thinking his DVD player isn't working. Long story long it turns out the virus was gone. So two questions: Is this how it is supposed to work, just quickly showing the files it has cleaned? Are there two different downloads, the Linux one for a system that won't even boot? Thank you for reading the long epic!
    edit: and yes, I had changed the BIOS setting to boot from CD/DVD!
     
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    I usually use the download link in Item No. 1 of Step No. 2 on this web page:

    http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208286083

    However, the Malware signatures seem to always be lagging behind by about 3 weeks.

    The Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 has good wired and wireless support.

    The following two Antivirus Rescue Disks typically have up-to-date Malware signatures at the time of download.

    1. Dr.Web LiveCD
    2. Avira Rescue System CD
     
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    YW :) this image is updated but not very regularly ... maybe twice a month or so, anyway ...

    Regards.
     
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