You can create a bootable Emergency Disk with the virus definitions of Quick Heal on your system and it will help you boot your Windows computer system and scan and clean all the drives including NTFS partitions. Emergency Disk helps in cleaning badly infected system from malwares that cannot be cleaned after the computer has booted up and it also helps in removing malwares which do not allow your computer to bootup.
Creating Emergency Disk
- Open Quick Heal software, click Tools, click Create Emergency Disk.
- On the Create Emergency Disk screen, click the link and download the required package for emergency tool.
- Extract the downloaded package on your system. For example, c:\my documents\qhemgpkg.
- Provide the extracted package path, and click Next.
To create Emergency Disk, select any one of the options that are displayed on the screen. For example, select either Create Emergency USB disk or Create Emergency CD/DVD.
Select the disk drive to be converted to an Emergency Disk and click Next.On successful creation of an Emergency Disk a message is displayed.
Things to remember while creating an Emergency Disk:
* It is recommended that you retain a copy of the extracted package on your system.
* On Windows XP and Windows 2003 operating systems, you need to install Imaging API version 2.0 patch.
* While using an USB device, rewritable CD/DVD, take a backup as the device will be formatted.
* To boot the system from either USB or CD/DVD, you have to set Boot sequence in BIOS.
* Once the scanning is complete, you must remove the Emergency USB disk or CD/DVD before restarting the computer otherwise it will again boot in the boot shell.
Using Emergency Disk
- Insert Emergency Disk into your CD/DVD/USB drive.
- Restart your system.
- Emergency Disk will scanning all the drives automatically and disinfect the infection, if found.