linux-based boot cd for offline scan

I want to create a linux-based live boot disk that can be used for offline AV scanning. I need the dusk to contain both McAfee & kaspersky AVs. I may also want to include AVG on the disk. Is there any product available with all three AVs or any suggestions on how to create one?
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I don't know of a way to get everything you've asked for on a disk, but AVG has an offline bootable tool for either CD or USB.  It is basically a linux rescue tool with AVG's scanner.

You can find it here:

They've also put together a couple of videos on the subject:

I've never heard of a live disc containing McAfee and Kaspersky and I don't think that they provide versions for *nix.  Further, they don't appear to run under Wine - maybe that's because they've never been tried so you might want to try it out for yourself.

Assuming yo can get those AV products running under Wine you will find some great livecd creation resources at  If not, you might consider using ClamAV on a linux livecd which you can either build from source or install a package for certain linux distros .

You could use BartPE to create a windows liveCD which might be able to run McAfee and Kaspersky and they definitely have some plugins along those lines - they have a mcafee command line version (and the stinger too), but you'd have to create your own plugin for kaspersky.

I reckon you wouldn't be the only person interested in a liveCD running various AV packages so if you manage to do it then you might want to post details of how you did it!


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