Trick to Inspect Your Computer Antivirus Working or Not

There are plenty of antivirus software’s are in the market. However, it is difficult to identify, which is the best antivirus. Every antivirus has its own algorithm for detecting a virus, but every antivirus is not capable of detecting malicious scripts and threats. So here is a simple trick to check your antivirus well working or not.
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Follow these simple steps to check your antivirus program
  • Open Notepad (Start>Run>Notepad hit enter)

Type this code or paste this code without quotation mark- “X5O!P%@AP[4PZX54(P^)7CC)7}$EICAR-STANDARD-ANTIVIRUS-TEST-FILE!$H+H* “

Now Click on save as and save it by name as ”” on the desktop.

Now scan with your antivirus program. If your program detects as a virus then it is good antivirus application, and your antivirus is working fine. I tested it with Avast, Microsoft Security essential and Eset NOD32.


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