Warning: Be Careful With Rescue Mode Scan In Windows 8
When installing a free app from the Windows 8 Store, BD Windows 8 Security stopped the installation with an "infected" event. The file is quarantined.
Fine, I rather be safe than sorry. But then I decide to do an offline scan, just to be sure, using the BD Rescue Mode scan. I had done this succesfully many times with Windows 7 so I did not give lot of thought.
The scan did not find any malware so I just rebooted back to Windows 8 and now Windows tells me that it cannot boot due to a missing/corrupted boot file!
I try the Windows boot repair in the Win 8 installation disk with no success. My system would not boot! " />
My reasoning is that the new Windows 8 boot architecture does not play nice with BD's Linux installer for the Resue Mode scan.
Luckily I had a 2 day old Ghost image and was able to restore the system back to normal.
I will not be using the Rescue Mode scan again in Windows 8.
I will continue to make a backup image on a regular basis and recommend you do the same.
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