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  1. At last KRD 2018 is working well for me. It’s great having a good rescue drive that connects easily to the internet. Seems unfortunate that the desktop is limited to 1024 x 768. I expected Linux to come packed with drivers for higher resolutions than that. I suppose one could break out the terminal and install better drivers. Anyway, congratulations on an excellent upgrade. Much appreciated. I will be evaluating other Kaspersky products now.
  2. I have discovered – of all the inscrutable things – that when my Blu-ray / DVD drive is plugged into an ASMedia ASM1061 SATA controller, I am unable to boot Linux-based distros or utilities from either USB or DVD. But when the optical drive is connected to an Intel SATA controller, I can boot Linux-based distros and utilities from either USB or DVD. I have not been able to test this with KRD 2018 because YUMI does not yet support KRD 2018 and I have no free media on which to install it. But I thought I’d post my results here in case anyone cares to know. Sorry to have troubled you there over my bizarre and isolated problem.
  3. I can start Firefox; it loads Kaspersky’s web page and freezes. I reboot and I open the terminal and that freezes. No, I can’t get much done in 4 seconds. The hardware info section freezes in about 4 seconds, too. I tried a dozen times, but I couldn’t get it to save a report to a flash drive. I could get as far as “The hardware information file will be copied to <device>”. I never received the message that “<filename> file has been successfully saved ...” Re. K > Panel > Logout > Logout > startx … after starting the X server I am returned to the desktop where I see the message that a network connection has been established. By this time the system has frozen / locked up. I guess this is a hopeless case. Thanks for trying.
  4. I neglected to mention that I had tried booting “Limited graphic mode”: this makes no discernible difference. I set up trace mode. I can open the terminal and can launch Firefox. I only have about 4 seconds in which to navigate in the File Manager; I see that the log “KLMNT_2018.06.09_11.48.43_mount.log” was produced, but no log in the form “KRT.18.*.log” appears. I assume the latter is only produced when the KRD application is launched, which I am not able to do. [It is odd that I can launch Firefox, but when I try to launch the KRD application, nothing appears to happen.] The folder “KRD2018_Data” was not created on any of my hard drives. From Windows I cannot find any log files on the USB flash drive, either. (They must be hidden because I know they are there. A new one is added whenever I start from USB in trace mode.) So, sadly, I have no trace files to offer.
  5. Kaspersky Rescue Disk 10 boots / starts up perfectly for me, but I cannot configure it to use my wired (cable) Internet connection no matter what I do. Kaspersky Rescue Disk 2018 (from a USB flash drive) boots to the Linux desktop and appears to automatically and successfully utilize my wired Internet connection. Unfortunately, the program freezes / locks up within 3 seconds of reaching the desktop. [The CPU graph halts and the system clock stops ticking.] I can use the mouse for 3 seconds. The Rescue application will not launch. I opened properties of the K icon in the task bar, but it only deals with properties of the launcher. I have no known way of identifying the KRD version I am using from within the program, and probably wouldn’t have time to do it even if I knew how. I would report the file version of the krd.iso I have, but it has no file version. NOTE: The drive contains the file “krd_version.txt” which reads “Kaspersky Rescue Disk (built at 2018.05.29 12:17:59)”. Does anyone else suffer with KRD locking up when it reaches the desktop, and is there any solution? [ I wonder if KRD is compatible with Intel’s Haswell microcode 306C3_24: this is the only brand-new element in my computer (apart from the OS). ] ------------------------------------------------ [ SYSTEM OVERVIEW ] OS – Windows 10 Pro 64-bit version 1803 (Redstone 4 / “April 2018 Update”) build 17134.81 {aka Windows Version 10.0.17134.81} OS Host – 3.64 TiB Toshiba N300 P/N HDWQ140XZSTA HDD MOBO – ASRock Z97 Extreme6 UEFI vs. 2.80 w. Haswell microcode 306C3_24 (latest as of 2018-05-29) CPU – Pentium G3258 {Anniversary Edition} (Haswell Refresh, CPUID 306C3) GPU – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB, DirectX 12 Driver (latest as of 2018-05-22) RAM – 24 GB G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3-1866 POWER SUPPLY – Antec 'TruePower New' TP-650 (~4 years old), 110V ATX12V 2.3 / EPS12V 2.91, 80 PLUS Bronze Certified
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