Why give away freebies like this? The same reasons as always. Freebies attract attention and consequently increase mind share. Which in turn generates sales and also reduces the number of infections in the wild. Which in turn reduces the risks to your users.
Avira AntiVir Rescue System
Avira AntiVir Rescue System is a Linux-based application that allows accessing computers that cannot be booted anymore. Thus it is possible to:
* repair a damaged system,
* rescue data,
* scan the system for virus infections.