This is my 2nd tutorial about the same subject, because many readers are emailing me saying that the ISO file changed from Knoppix to Xbuntu and so my First Tutorial is not working with the new ISO image from BitDefender, and they asked me for another tutorial to be up to date, so here we are:
1- You need a Windows based PC to work with this tutorial, and if you are working from Vista or 7 then you need to work with elevated privileges (Run as Administrator).
2- You need a clean empty 1 GB or better USB 2.0 or better.
3- Download the Bitdefender Rescue CD ISO image from the official download link HERE.
It’s a 319 MB, SAVE the ISO image to your desktop.
4- Download the following 11.3 MB essential files from HERE , extract the file onto your desktop, you should see 3 folders (BIT-FILES + USB_FORMAT + GRUB4DOS).
5- Open folder USB_FORMAT and execute usb_disk_storage_format.exe and follow the pictures
6- Open folder GRUB4DOS and execute grubinst_gui.exe and follow the picture below:
7- Now open folder BIT-FILES and copy all of its contents to the USB thumb drive.
8- Copy the bitdefender-rescue-cd.iso image you downloaded, copy to the USB thumb drive, the files now should look like this inside the USB thumb drive, make sure they are:
9- Now the USB thumb drive is ready to be tested, go ahead and boot your pc with the Bitdefender Rescue USB you just made, first thing you should see this screen, press ENTER to continue:
10- In few seconds you will see the following screen asking you to accept the EULA to proceed:
11- After that if the computer is connected to the internet then the updating process will start automatically:
12- When updating is done, the scanning process will start also automatically, you can browse the internet while the scanner is doing its job or explore the many other utilities included in this rescue CD.
There is another method from BitDefender you can find HERE
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My Other Topics & Tutorials HERE
1- 2011 Norton Anti-Virus Rescue USB
2- 2011 Kaspersky Anti-Virus Rescue USB
3- 2010 AVG Anti-Virus Rescue USB
4- 2010 BitDefender Anti-Virus Rescue USB