Create Emergency Disk

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You can create your own emergency bootable Disk that will help you boot your Windows computer system and scan and clean all the drives including NTFS partitions. This Disk helps in cleaning badly infected system from the files infecting viruses that cannot be cleaned from inside Windows.

The Emergency Disk will be created with the latest virus signature pattern file used by Quick Heal Total Security on your system.
To create an Emergency Disk, follow these steps:

  1. Open Quick Heal Total Security.
  2. On the left pane, click Settings and then click Create Emergency Disk.
  3. On the Create Emergency Disk screen, click the link and download the required package for emergency tool.
  4. Extract the downloaded package on your system. For example: c:my documentsqhemgpkg.
  5. Provide the extracted package path, and click Next.
  6. 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.

    Note: Creating Emergency Disk using CD/DVD is not supported on Microsoft Windows 2003 and earlier versions. However, you can create Emergency Disk on USB drives.

  7. 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.
  • While using a 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 scan 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

  1. Insert Emergency Disk in your CD/DVD/USB drive.
  2. Restart your system.
  3. Emergency Disk starts scanning all the drives automatically. It will disinfect the infection, if found.
  4. Restart your system.
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