How to create a Bitdefender Rescue CD?

How to Create Bitdefender Antivirus Rescue CD?

These are the guidelines to create a Bitdefender Rescue CD on a USB flash drive.

  • Download the Stickifier application from the manufacturer's website.
  • Navigate to the BitDefender official site's download page and download the appropriate ISO image.
  • Launch the Stickifier program and then view the options on the dashboard.
  • The two available options are, 'Download from the Internet' and 'Select an existing ISO image'.
  • Then, click the Next button.
  • Attach the USB drive to the computer's compatible USB port.
  • Choose the removable drive by clicking the 'Removable drive' drop-down button and selecting it by using how to create a Bitdefender Rescue CD steps. Click Next.
  • If the drive doesn't appear there, click the Refresh button beside the removable drive drop-down button. Then, click Next.
  • Now, the Stickifier application installs the Bitdefender program on your computer. Click Finish when the installation is complete. Now, you can use the USB flash drive to delete unwanted viruses on your computer.

How to Create Bootable Bitdefender Rescue Disk CD?

You can follow these guidelines to create a bootable Bitdefender rescue disk CD.

  • Download the Rescue CD ISO image from the Bitdefender Rescue CD official site's download page. Save the Bitdefender file on your computer.
  • Place a blank CD on your computer's CD drive and push it in.
  • Burn the ISO image onto the CD. If you don't have a CD writing application, you can use InfraRecorder, which is a free CD writing application.
  • After downloading InfraRecorder, open it and click on WriteImage.
  • Choose the path where you have saved the ISO file, select it, and then click Open.
  • Choose the configuration settings from the window that is displayed on the screen. Click OK.
  • After the ISO image is burned onto the CD, the CD is ejected automatically.
  • Now, you can boot the computer which has the virus by using the CD.
  • You need to type the word 'liveCD' as the username and leave the password field empty.
  • When you try to type the password, you will not be able to see it on the screen. Press Enter after typing it.
  • If your computer stays in the command prompt after entering the username, type 'startx' and press Enter.

How to Use Bitdefender Antivirus Rescue CD?

Here are the guidelines to use the Rescue CD.

  • To use the rescue CD, you will need to enter the BIOS mode. To do this, restart your computer. View the prompt on the screen at the beginning of the boot process. If you see the 'press DEL' prompt, press Delete. If you see the 'press F2' prompt, press the F2 button.
  • After you've entered the BIOS menu, look for the Boot option and select it. Use the arrow keys to select it and then press Enter.
  • Then, find the boot order menu and use the arrow keys to specify the USB drive as the boot device. Here you can use the + and - keys to change the boot devices' order in the priority list.
  • After selecting the USB drive, go to the Save & Exit/Save & Reset option on the Save & Exit screen. Select it and press the Enter key.
  • When you restart your Windows computer, it will be booted from the flash drive. Use the arrow keys to select the 'Start Bitdefender' option. Go to the Bitdefender Rescue CD Settings button and navigate to the Display option to change the resolution if required.
  • The scan is started after the application is downloaded and you have accepted the license agreement clause. From here, you can use the application's tools to remove the virus.

How to Create a Bitdefender Security Rescue CD On Mac?

Follow these guidelines to create a Rescue CD on your Mac computer.

  • If your Mac computer has a CD drive, insert a blank CD into the CD drive and use a free CD writing application such as InfraRecorder to burn the ISO image onto it.
  • If your Mac computer does not have a CD drive, you can use a flash drive to accomplish the task.
  • Run the Stickifier program on your Mac computer and click the 'Select an ISO image' option from the dashboard. Choose the path of the ISO image and click Next.
  • Now, plug the USB flash drive into the Mac computer's USB port and then click the Removable drive drop-down button. Select the USB flash drive which contains the ISO image, and then click 'Next.'
  • Click the Refresh button if the USB drive is not shown in the 'Removable drive list.' Click Next.
  • After the installation is complete, click Finish. Now, you can use the USB flash drive to delete viruses on your Mac computer.

How to Create a Bitdefender Rescue CD For Windows 10?

Proceed with the following steps to create a Rescue CD on a CD/DVD for Windows 10.

  • Download the Windows Disc Image Burner application and the ISO image containing the rescue CD files from the Bitdefender download page.
  • Insert the blank CD into a drive.
  • Right-click the downloaded ISO file and click the Burn Disc Image option.
  • Now, the Windows Disc Image Burner will open.
  • Choose the drive that you wish to burn and click the Burn option to burn an image with Windows Disc Image Burner.
Bitdefender Rescue CD

How to Install Bitdefender Antivirus Rescue CD?

Proceed with the following instructions to install Rescue CD on a bootable CD.

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  • Go to the Setting menu on your Android device and select the Apps option.
  • Choose the Draw Over Other Apps option. The apps that have the necessary permissions will be displayed on the next screen.
  • If you find any app that you have not installed or looks suspicious, then withdraw the permissions.
  • Uninstall the app that has malware in it. If you keep using it, then the malware will increase, and your phone will corrupt completely.
  • Download an Antivirus program on your Android phone and install it successfully.
  • Perform the Scan process, and the potentially harmful threats will be identified.
  • Remove all the malware and virus from your phone and restart it. The phone will now be optimized.

Follow the instructions to set up Bitdefender Rescue CD on a USB flash drive.

  • Open the Stickifier application.
  • Click “Download from the Internet” and browse the destination folder.
  • Click the Select an existing ISO image option and browse the source folder. If you know the path where the image is saved on your computer, you can enter it directly without browsing.
  • Press the Next option at the bottom of the screen and choose the removable drive for rescue CD when a new windows displays.
  • Choose the drive letter from the drop-downlist once you complete mounting the drive into the USB port.
  • Click the Next option to start the installation.
  • Press the Finish option when the installation process is over. Now, you can use the drive on the infected computer.

How to Run Bitdefender Security Rescue CD?

Proceed with the following guidelines to use the rescue CD.

  • Download the ISO image file and the ImgBurn application that is used to burn the ISO image to a drive. You can also use some other application to burn the ISO image to a disc.
  • To create a rescue USB, proceed with the next steps.
  • First, download the Rufus application.
  • Choose your USB device from the drop-down list and select the ISO image.
  • Click the CD icon next to the ISO image option to browse the location of the ISO file and click Start.
  • Once you insert the disc into the CD/DVD drive, choose a language from the menu.
  • Now the graphical interface window opens. Enter the username as ‘liveCD’ and leave the password field empty.
  • Bitdefender starts to update automatically.
  • Agree with the License Agreement to proceed with the update.

How to Update Bitdefender's Rescue CD Manually?

You need to configure a rescue CD to update rescue CD using a proxy server. If you fail to the configure rescue CD, it will show an update error.Proceed with the following steps to update Bitdefender CD using Proxy Server.

  • Download the ISO image and also the application which was used to burn the rescue CD onto a disc.
  • To create a Bitdefender Rescue CD, insert the rescue CD into the infected computer and burn the CD into your computer’s CD drive.
  • Click the Settings option on the Rescue CD window.
  • Now, the Settings window will appear on the screen.
  • Select the Enable HTTP proxy option from the Update Settings section.
  • Enter the details of proxy server like proxy host, proxy user, and password.
  • Provide the correct password in the required field.
  • Leave the proxy user field blank if the server does not require authentication. Otherwise, enter the username which you have specified previously.
  • Click the Save option to save all the changes you have made in the settings window and exit the settings window.
  • Click the Update Now option to update Bitdefender CD.
  • When the download ends message window appears on the screen, click Close to exit the window.