|Here is a basic run down from the AVG rescue disk website, full instructions are found at the link below:|
Youtube instructions on how to use rescue disk:
Insert the CD in the drive or plug in the USB drive. There are various methods of setting this behavior on the computer. They depend on the specific maker of the BIOS of the computer. If unsure, consult the technical support of hardware vendor. The most common methods are:
1) Pressing ESC during the startup. This may display list of bootable devices to choose from. Choose CD or USB.
2)Pressing DELETE or F2 during startup to enter BIOS settings. When in BIOS, locate the option called Boot order, Boot Options or Boot. Here, move the CD or USB flash drive to the first place. Exit the BIOS, saving the changes.
STARTING THE AVG RESCUE CD
1) The AVG Rescue CD will firstly display a welcome screen. You can proceed directly by pressing ENTER.
2) In the next step, you will be asked if you want to run an update of AVG. It is recommended to perform it. If you have a working internet connection, perform the online update. This will automatically download the necessary files. If the computer is not connected to the internet, you can download the updates from the AVG website and save them to a usb flash.
3) USER INTERFACE
After the booting procedure is finished, you will be presented with a simple user interface. To navigate between the options, use the arrow keys and Enter to select them.
From this menu, you can access all essential features of AVG Rescue CD. The one we want is:
Scan - for starting an on-demand scan.
4) SCANNING THE COMPUTER
To start a scan of the computer, select the Scan option from the user interface. You will then be able to set options for the scan. When confirmed, you can choose between two options - scan the volume or scan directory. The first option will scan all files on a selected drive. The second option will let you choose the specific directory to be scanned (to choose it, use arrow keys and the SPACEBAR. In the last step, you only need to confirm the start of the scan.
The progress of the running scan will be displayed. You can stop it at any time by pressing CTRL+C.
5) SCAN RESULTS
Once finished, a scan report menu will be displayed. From there you can choose the following options:
Report file - this will display summary of the detected files
Delete all - all detected files will be removed from the computer. Be careful, as some files can be crucial for the Windows system and deleting them can make it inoperative.
Rename all - detected files will be renamed. This will make any infection harmless, as the renamed file cannot be used to spread infection or harm the computer. The files are renamed by adding suffix _infected.arl
Select - you will be able to choose actions for groups of files
Individual - you will choose what to do for individual files
I suggest you Rename All, that way if a deleted entry turns out to be a Windows file you can still find it and change it back to the original name. You can always access previous reports using the Scan Result option in the main menu.
6) Exit, eject rescue disk and a try a reboot in normal mode.
Once you get back into Windows update and run a full scan of your AV program on your pc? Then try to access the internet, if you can go to a online scanner of your choice and download and run it. Just to be sure you are clean.