Sophos Bootable Anti-Virus (SBAV) is an antivirus tool that will allow you to perform scanning and cleaning of the infected computer without the need to install the software. This procedure will be useful when the Master Boot Record (MBR) is infected on your computer.
The Sophos Bootable Antivirus is provided for free as a Windows binary file .exe file. You can download the program to the Windows computer and then install it. Once the installation is done, you have to run a command. The program will now create an ISO file with the latest version of the Sophos Antivirus including the recent virus protection updates. The tool will boot the computer using the underlying Linux operating system and performs a scan of the computer by suppressing the local operating system.
There are practically two different methods in which you can create the Sophos Bootable Antivirus:
Creating a bootable CD