Test Your Anti-Virus

You can test your machines anti virus status for its effectiveness by a simple notepad trick

just follow the below steps to know in detail:

  • Open notepad
  • Copy the code give below in the notepad file:

X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H*

  • Save it with an .exe extension like virus-status.exe

As soon as you save this file, your anti virus program will detect the file (virus) immediately and will attempt to delete it. If this happens then your Antivirus is working properly. If not, then its time to look for some other reliable program.

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