Like Kaspersky, AVG & Avira AntiVir, Norton has now decided to offer Rescue tools which allows users to fix and clean the most severely infected Windows PCs.
Norton Bootable Recovery Tool – allows Norton users to boot a PC into a safe state when a system is so deeply infected that it won’t work properly or even boot up. The Norton Bootable Recovery Tool wizard automatically creates a bootable CD/DVD device or USB bootable device in a quick and easy way. It provides option to update the latest definitions on USB key. You can also create an ISO file and save it on PC.
Using NBRT, you can create a customized Rescue Boot Disc which boots in Safe mode, starts cleaning up your infected system, and gets back your PC to health quickly.
To create a rescue CD/USB, just Download ‘NBRT-Retail-Downloader’ file and run it. It will then download a file ‘NBRTWizard.exe’ (166 MB in size) which you need to install on Windows. Using, Norton Bootable Recovery Tool wizard, create a desired bootable device, boot your PC from it, and then scan to remove malicious threats easily.
NBRT requires a beta key which you can easily get by registering for the NAV 2011 or NIS 2011 beta. Register here
System Requirements: Windows XP with Service Pack 2 or 3, Vista, or Windows 7