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How to use Bitdefender Rescue Cd?

Bitdefender Rescue Mode

Bitdefender Rescue Mode is one of the features in Bitdefender Antivirus that allows you to scan and remove all the infected files from the hard drive partitions of your OS. When the Bitdefender fails to remove the detected threats, it prompts you to reboot your system in the Rescue mode.

Bitdefender Rescue Cd

Download Bitdefender Rescue Cd

Bitdefender Rescue is currently unavailable for download in the official Bitdefender site. The official support for the Rescue CD had been stopped since August 1st, 2019. But you can download it from trusted third party sites.

Setup A Bitdefender Rescue Cd

Carry out these steps to set up the Bit-defender Rescue CD tool on your Windows:

  • First, download the Bitdefender ISO file from the Internet.
  • Make sure that you have downloaded the latest Bitdefender Rescue CD version.
  • Next, insert a blank CD into the CD drive of your computer.
  • Give a right-click on the downloaded ISO file and select the Burn disc image option.
  • It will open the Windows Disc Image Burner window.
  • Choose your DVD burner from the Disc burner drop-down menu.
  • Next, click the Burn button to burn your ISO image to the disc.
  • Now, boot the ISO Image file from the CD.
  • After completing the setup, you can scan for viruses on your PC without checking the entire partitions.

Bitdefender Rescue Cd Command Line

  • When you boot the computer using the Rescue CD, you will be prompted to enter the username and password.
  • Enter “livecd” as the username and leave the password field empty.
  • Hit the Enter key to proceed with the next step.
  • If your system remains in the Command Prompt window, type the “startx” command and press the Enter button.
  • This will allow you to start the Bitdefender Rescue CD to scan the system files.

Bitdefender Rescue Cd Windows 10

Carry out these steps to use Rescue CD on your Windows 10 operating system:

  • You have to boot your Windows 10 computer from the Rescue CD.
  • Connect the USB or CD into the USB port or CD drive of the computer.
  • Reboot your computer and enter into Boot menu by pressing the F12 or Esc key.
  • Select the device that contains the Rescue CD.
  • Next, select the Start the Rescue CD in English option and hit the Enter key.
  • Agree to the EULA and click Continue.
  • Wait until Bitdefender Rescue completes the automatic update.
  • After completing the scan, remove the infected files.
  • Close the Bitdefender Rescue window and restart your PC.
  • Now, safely eject the USB or CD-ROM from your computer.

Bitdefender Rescue Disk Iso Download

  • Since Bitdefender has stopped the support for the Rescue Disk utility, you can not download it from the official Bitdefender site.
  • If you wish to download it, click the Download button available on this screen.
  • Otherwise, download it from the third-party sites.
  • After downloading the ISO image file, burn it on a CD or flash drive to access the Bitdefender Rescue disk service.

Rescue Cd Update Bitdefender

You can update Bitdefender Rescue disk while running the scan. To update your Bitdefender Rescue CD automatically, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • First, boot your PC using the Bitdefender Rescue disk and enter into the Boot menu by pressing the Esc, F8, or F12 key.
  • Select the device that contains Bitdefender Rescue disk and enter the username when prompted in the Command Prompt window.
  • If the system remains in the Command Prompt, enter the “startx” command and press Enter.
  • Select the Start the Bitdefender Rescue disk in English option and press Enter.
  • Agree to the Bitdefender EULA and click the Continue button.
  • Wait until the Bitdefender Rescue disk completes the automatic update.
  • It will check for updates whenever it is connected to your PC.
  • After completing the update, scan the system for virus-infected files.
  • Finally, detect and remove the infected files from your PC.

Rescue Cd Offline/Manual Update Bitdefender

Using the weekly.exe update package:

  • Download the “weekly.exe” update package from the official Bitdefender site.
  • After downloading the file, save it on your PC.
  • Run the setup wizard and complete the installation process.
  • When you are offline, launch the installed update package and check for the virus definitions of the Bit-defender Rescue CD.
  • If it is available, install it to update the Rescue CD.

Bit-defender Rescue Cd Not Working

If the Bitdefender Rescue tool fails to work, follow the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps to fix the problem.

  • Check whether you have scratch or defects on the CD that contains the Bit-defender Rescue CD.
  • If you are prompted to enter the Bit-defender Rescue CD login credentials, enter “livecd” as the username. Leave the password field empty.
  • If the GUI fails to download, make sure that you have entered the login details correctly and then type “startx”< in the Command Prompt window.
  • Wait for the Bit-defender Rescue CD tool to complete the auto-update.
  • Update the tool and run the scan to fix the error.
  • If the problem persists, remove the existing tool and download a new copy of the Bit-defender Rescue CD tool for the USB drive.

Fix Bit-defender Rescue Cd Startx Error

The startx error blocks you from accessing the Bit-defender Rescue CD. Usually, it occurs in the GUI interface. It can be fixed using the below-mentioned steps.

  • Log in with the “livecd” username when booted with Bitdefender Rescue CD.
  • In the Command Prompt window, type the “startx” command and press the Enter key.
  • Once you are directed to the bootloader screen, choose the default option, and use the scanner tool.